Weaning the Calves, 1879
Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822–1899)
Oil on canvas; 25 5/8 x 32 in. (65.1 x 81.3 cm)
Signed and dated (lower left): Rosa Bonheur / 1879
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Bequest of Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, 1887 (87.15.109)
The scene is probably located on one of the high pasturelands of the Pyrenees. Rosa Bonheur took a trip there in 1850 and brought back many studies that she used throughout her career.