Henri Rousseau
French, 1844-1910
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Henri Rousseau
French, 1844-1910
3,937 followers
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Rosenberg & Co. at La Biennale Paris 2018,
Rosenberg & Co.
Rosenberg & Co. at Fine Arts Paris 2018,
Rosenberg & Co.
2017
Wild: Michael Nichols,
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Painter Henri Julien Félix Rousseau was ridiculed during much of his lifetime for painting in a …

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Painter Henri Julien Félix Rousseau was ridiculed during much of his lifetime for painting in a naïve or primitive manner, but eventually, with the endorsement of Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse and other younger artists, was considered a self-taught genius. His best-known work depicts imaginary jungle scenes inspired by …

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