Artist Rosa Bonheur, French, 1822-1899
  • Deer in Repose
Date 1867
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 39 3/4 × 32 3/8 inches (101 × 82.2 cm)
Framed: 45 3/4 × 38 1/2 × 2 1/4 inches (116.2 × 97.8 × 5.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Queene Ferry Coonley
Accession Number 20.93
Department European Painting
Not On View
Signed 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.