Rosa Bonheur was born to Sophie Marquis and Raimond Bonheur in 1822, the first of four children.
Her parent’s marriage was a match between a refined child used to the organization of European privileged and a man of individuals, who might turn out to be just a respectably fruitful craftsman (however Rosa Bonheur would surely acknowledge him for raising and developing her creative ability and thusly her prosperity).
Sophie Marquis surrendered to sickness in 1833, when Bonheur was just 11 years of age.
At 14 years old, in 1836, Bonheur’s dad sent her to concentrate on painting and model at the Louver where she was perhaps the most youthful understudy.
She kept on working in the family studio which she portrayed as “……a confusion of all sorts of odds and ends…” while simultaneously going to the Louver where the understudies duplicated the Dutch expert artistic creations crafted by Paulus Potter, Wouvermans, and Van Berghem.
At the point when she was 19, her dad rented a loft in which she was permitted to keep a zoological display of little creatures: a goat, chickens, quail, canaries, and finches.
Rosa Bonheur Siblings: French Sculptor Isidore Bonheur Rosa Bonheur’s Brother
Isidore Bonheur was most popular as one of the nineteenth century’s most recognized French animalier stone workers.
Bonheur started his profession as a craftsman working with his senior sister Rosa Bonheur in the studio of their dad, drawing educator Raymond Bonheur.
At first filling in as a painter, Isidore Jules Bonheur made his Salon debut in 1848.