Google Celebrates Rosa Bonheur 200th birthday with a Google Doodle


Google Celebrates Rosa Bonheur 200th birthday with a Google Doodle

Rosa Bonheur, awell known French artist, known for animalière - painting of animals and sculptor, was born on 16 March 1822 in Bordeaux, France.

Some facts about Rosa Bonheur

  • Bonheur's mother was Sophie Bonheur a piano teacher.
  • Bonheur's father was a painter who encouraged her for her artistic talents.
  • Bonheur's siblings were artists as well, know for their animal painters & sculptors.
  • She was the first female artist to be awarded the French Legion of Honor in year 1985
  • After her mother's death when she was 11, in several years later, she left school support her family.
  • She died at the age of 77 on 25 May 1899 in Thomery, France.


Google Doodle Link: https://g.co/doodle/2dwwbhn

Read on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosa_Bonheur

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