Henri Rousseau

French, 1844-1910

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Henri Rousseau

French, 1844-1910

4,114 followers

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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