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Barbaro after the Hunt

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

Made in France, Europe


Oil on canvas

38 × 51 1/4 inches (96.5 × 130.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 253, European Art 1850-1900, second floor (Lassin Gallery)

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Credit Line:
Gift of John G. Johnson for the W. P. Wilstach Collection, 1900

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The hound Barbaro sits next to the wooden bucket and brush with which he has just been scrubbed following a day of hunting. Barbaro was one of several animals painted by Marie-Rosalie Bonheur at the Château de By, located near Fontainebleau, France.

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