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But the suit I wear is my work attire, and nothing else. ---->>>

The epithets of imbeciles have never bothered me. ---->>>

To his doctrines I owe my great and glorious ambition for the sex to which I proudly belong and whose independence I shall defend until my dying day. ---->>>


Nationality: French
Born: March 16, 1822
Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
Die: May 25, 1899
Occupation: Artist

Rosa Bonheur, born Marie-Rosalie Bonheur, (16 March 1822 – 25 May 1899) was a French artist, an animalière (painter of animals) and sculptor, known for her artistic realism. Her most well-known paintings are Ploughing in the Nivernais, first exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1848, and now at Musée d’Orsay in Paris, and The Horse Fair (in French: Le marché aux chevaux), which was exhibited at the Salon of 1853 (finished in 1855) and is now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York City (wikipedia)