French painter Jeanne Sarah Nathalie Micas (1824-1889) lived with her partner, painter Rosa Bonheur, for over 40 years.
Feminine Moments’ bibliography – art books about painter Rosa Bonheur.
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.
Video (3:28): Rosa Bonheur, Plowing in the Nivernais (or The First Dressing), oil on canvas, 1849 (Musée d’Orsay, Paris) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker. Created by Beth Harris and Steven Zucker.
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.
Video (11:49): oil painting conservator Bruce Wood explains the processes needed to restore a 19th Century oil painting of sheeps by Rosa Bonheur.