American lesbian and painter Anna Klumpke (1856 – 1842) in her studio ca. 1885-90. Courtesy of the Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Archives.
Anna Elizabeth Klumpke (1856–1942): Portrait of Rosa Bonheur, 1898, pastel on paper
55.5 × 45.5 cm. Current location: Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
Anna Klumpke, an American lesbian painter from Boston, met French painter Rosa Bonheur in 1887. They became friends and Anna Klumpke’s biography ‘Rosa Bonheur: sa vie, son oeuvre’ about her colleague was published in 1909.