Sidewall, The Horse Fair, 1855–75
Wallpaper based on the famous painting “The Horse Fair” by French artist Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899) showing the horse market on the Boulevard de l’Hôpital in Paris. The large scene copying the painting alternates with two smaller scenes, each having the appearance of being matted and framed in a bead and reel molding.
Its dimensions are
77.5 x 56 cm (30 1/2 x 22 1/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Sidewall, The Horse Fair, 1855–75; France; machine printed on continuous paper; 77.5 x 56 cm (30 1/2 x 22 1/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1928-2-73
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rooms with a View: Landscape & Wallpaper.