Isidore Bonheur (French 1827-1901) "Ram & Ewe" Bronze Sculpture. Depicting a group of sheep. Fine brown patina. Measures - 10 1/2" high x 15 1/2" long. Signed on base. Isidore Bonheur was born in Bordeaux, (Gironde), on May 15, 1827 and died in Paris in 1901. Isidore, the younger brother of Rosa Bonheur, began his studies of painting initially with his father, and subsequently at the Ecole des Beaux Arts. By 1848, he discontinued animal and landscape painting to concentrate on sculpture.