British & Continental Art
September 11 — 16, 2021
Auction begins to close at 2:00 pm ET
Juliette Peyrol-Bonheur (1830-1891)
Prominent Private Family Collection, Dundas, ON
Juliette Peyrol Bonheur was the sister of the French painter and sculptor Rosa Bonheur, the most prominent of three siblings in the Bonheur family who became artists specializing in depictions of animals. Juliette was a skilled animal painter whose work is in the collection of the Bordeaux Museum of Art in France. She married Hippolyte Peyrol who had a bronze foundry and issued Rosa’s sculptures as well as those of their brother, Isidore-Jules Bonheur (1827-1901).