Google Doodle Celebrates French Artist Rosa Bonheur's 200th Birthday
Rosa Bonheur, an animalière (animalier) and sculptor who inspired a generation of women in the arts.
Bonheur was one of the most renowned animaliers of her era .
She was widely considered to be the most famous female painter of the nineteenth century
The French Empress Eugénie awarded Bonheur the Legion of Honor—one of the nation’s most prestigious awards, in 1865