Marie-Rosa Bonheur popularly known as Rosa Bonheur was a french artist. She was born on 16 March 1822 in Bordeaux, Gironde. She was mostly an aminal painter and also a sculptor. She was considered the most famous female painter of the 19th century.
The early success she got was from her painting Ploughing in the Nivernais, which got exhibited in 1849 and presently at Musée d’Orsay.
She was honoured with the French Legion of Honour by Empress Eugénie in 1865. She was the first female artist to be given this award. Also her painting The Horse Fair was also exhibited in New york’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Today, In Honour of such a prestigious Artist Google celebrates Rosa Bonheur’s 200th birth anniversary through Google-Doodle.
Doodle is an animated and fun temporary alteration to the logo of google. They are introduced to mark anniversaries, events, holidays, and festivals.
Today Doodle is an animated image of Rosa Bonheur painting a flock of sheep in honour of the birth anniversary of the Artist.