Artist of the moment……Auguste Bonheur

Auguste Bonheur was another child of the renown painter and teacher Oscar Raymond Bonheur. Auguste Bonheur was born in Bordeaux, France in the year 1824. Auguste Bonheur was renown for his paintings of animals and the landscape.

Auguste Bonheur was the first son born to Oscar Raymond Bonheur.

The artist was a medal winning artist at the famed Paris Salon.

For his artistic education Auguste Bonheur attended the Ecole des Beaux Arts located in Paris, France.

His sister has already been profiled here, Rosa Marie Bonheur. A wonderful painter of the animals and the landscape.

The artist passed away in 1884 in Paris, France.

Price range information: Works range from $2,000 to $30,000. Auguste Bonheur worked many in oils.

Auguste Bonheur is part many prominent collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the Victoria and Albert Museum of London, England and the Museum of Art located in New York City.

What an awesome family of painters! Its great to see that most children took what lessons their father taught them, and all surpassed him with their high level of talent!

More on the other artists of this family coming soon!

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