Anna Klumpke in Her Studio

American lesbian and painter Anna Klumpke (1856 – 1842) in her studio ca. 1885-90. Courtesy of the Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Archives.

Painter Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899)

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.