Memoir of Mademoiselle Rosa Bonheur [1st American publication on her]

Lepelle de Bois-Gallais, F. Memoir of Mademoiselle Rosa Bonheur. NY: Williams, Stevens, Williams, 1857. 64p, no ills. Poor paperbound; reference or binding copy. Disbound; title page torn; inner bottom corner of last page torn away, with loss of several words from a journal review. Most of the sewing is intact. Suitable for rebinding with some mending, or for a protective enclosure. ** This is apparently the first American publication about Rosa Bonheur, written during the acclaim for her recent painting "The Horse Fair." Contains a life of the artist; a poem by J.S. titled "The Critic Foiled at Rosa Bonheur's Great Horse Fair 1857"; and many "Opinions of the Press" on "The Horse Fair." Trans. from French by James Parry. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. Item #9890

Price: $75.00

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