Rosa Bonheur, R. I. P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The sculptor Rosa Bonheur passed away at age 77, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Rosa Bonheur and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

French artist and sculptor known for her two famous works: Ploughing in the Nivernais in 1848 and The Horse Fair in 1853.

She started her artistic training when she was twelve years old and copied images from drawing books and sketching models.

She was decorated with the Legion of Honour in France by the Empress Eugenie in 1865.

How did Rosa Bonheur die?

Rosa Bonheur's death was caused by flu.

In 1898, Bonheur started to live with a young American female artist named Anna Klumpe, who agreed to paint several portraits of Bonheur as well as write her biography. A year later, Bonheur died of pulmonary influenza at the age of 77. Klumpe finished three of her portraits before she passed away.

Information about the death of Rosa Bonheur
Cause of deathFlu
Age of death77 years
BirthdayMarch 16, 1822
Death dateMay 25, 1899
Place of deathThomery, France
Place of burialPère Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France

Quotes by Rosa Bonheur

"The epithets of imbeciles have never bothered me."

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"But the suit I wear is my work attire, and nothing else."

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