Forest with a Buck

Marie-Rosalie Bonheur (also called Rosa Bonheur), French, 1822 - 1899

Made in France, Europe


Oil on canvas

15 x 18 7/16 inches (38.1 x 46.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Montgomery Scott, 1981

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With McClees Galleries, Philadelphia? [1]. By descent from his grandfather to Robert Montgomery Scott (1929-2005), Philadelphia [2]; gift to PMA, 1981. 1. The frame's reverse bears a McClees Galleries label; however, Peter Rudolph of McClees Galleries could find no record of the painting, and speculates that it may simply have been framed by them (letter of January 2, 2012, in curatorial file). 2. Note in curatorial file, April 10, 2000. It is unclear whether this was his maternal grandfather, Robert Leaming Montgomery (d. 1949), or his paternal grandfather, Edgar Thomas Scott.