Deer in Repose, 1867

  • Rosa Bonheur, French, 1822-1899

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 39 3/4 × 32 3/8 inches (101 × 82.2 cm)
  • 45 3/4 × 38 1/2 × 2 1/4 inches (116.2 × 97.8 × 5.7 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Queene Ferry Coonley

20.93

Department

European Painting

  • Oil
  • Canvas
  • Trees
  • Ferns
  • Forest
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Landscape
  • France
  • Stag
  • Doe
  • Fawns

Signed, lower left: Rosa Bonheur 1867

collection Dexter M. Ferry (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Mrs. Queene Ferry Coonley

1920-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Burroughs, C. Catalogue of paintings, sculpture and contemporary arts and crafts. Detroit, 1920, p. 92, no. 95, (repr.). "Group of European Paintings Presented," Bulletin of the DIA 2, no. 4 (1921): pp. 34-35, (color repr.). Poughkeepsie, Vassar College, 1924. Heil, W. Catalogue of Paintings in the Permanent Collection of The Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1930, cat. 13. Richardson, E. P., ed. Catalogue of Paintings. Detroit, 1944, p. 15, no. 13. French Master Works. Detroit (Cobo Hall, Freedom Festival), 1964. The Second Empire 1852-1870: Art in France under Napolean III. Exh. cat., Philadelphia Museum of Art, DIA, Granf Palais. Philadelphia, Detroit, Paris, 1978/1979, p. 254, (repr.). Rosa Bonheur: Academic Artist. Exh. cat., Meadows Art Museum, National Museum of Women in the Arts. Dallas, Washington, D.C., 1989/1990. Rosa Bonheur. Exh. cat., Galeries des Beaux Arts, Musée de l'Ecole de Barbizon, Dahesh Museum. Bordeaux, Barbizon, New York, 1997-98, p. 166, no. 50, color pl. no. 39.

Rosa Bonheur, Deer in Repose, 1867, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Queene Ferry Coonley, 20.93.