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Rosa Bonheur
French (1822 - 1899) Primary

Les Pasturages

Late 19th century
Oil on canvas

24 7/8 in. x 28 1/2 in. (63.18 cm x 72.39 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: W.106
Other Number(s): Deanery.209 (Deanery Number)
Geography: Europe, France
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Paintings; Oil Paintings
Culture/Nationality: French
Collection: Deanery Collection

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  • Animalia - Kingdom containing multicellular organisms having cells bound by a plasma membrane and organized into tissue and specialized tissue systems that permit them to either move about in search of food or to draw food toward themselves. Unable to make their own food within themselves, as photosynthetic plants do, they rely on consuming preformed food. They possess a nervous system with sensory and motor nerves, enabling them to receive environmental stimuli and to respond with specialized movements.
  • animals
  • canvas - Closely woven textile made in various weights, usually of flax, hemp, jute, or cotton, used especially for sails, tarpaulins, awnings, upholstery, bags, and as a support for oil painting.
  • French - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of France, or in general to cultures that have occupied the area of the modern nation in western Europe.
  • genre
  • oil paint - A paint made by grinding pigments with a drying oil such as linseed oil. After 1940 alkyd binders were often added to oil paint to provide faster drying times.
  • oil paintings - Creative works in the medium of oil paint.
  • passes - Refers to narrow routes through or gaps in mountain ranges allowing passage across.
  • pastoral - Genre that depicts or evokes idyllic life in the country; in works of pictorial art, often scenes of shepherds and shepherdesses in idealized arcadian landscapes.
  • shepherds - Persons who guard, tend and herd flocks of sheep grazing at large.

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  • Framed Dimensions: 24 7/8 x 28 1/2 in. (63.183 x 72.39 cm)

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