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19444 Artist Rosa Bonheur  CDV of one of the
most famous women artist of the first part of the
19th century. This is Edouard Louis Dubufe,
Portrait of Rosa Bonheur 1857. Symbolic of her
work as an Animalière, the artist is depicted with
a bull.She was the first woman to receive a cross
of the Legion of Honor in France, a reward for
outstanding achievement in her field.  The honor
was bestowed upon her by the Empress Eugenie,
wife of emperor Napoleon III in June 1865.   $20