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Henri Rousseau

Tropical Forest with Monkeys, 1910

Oil on canvas
51 × 64 in
129.5 × 162.6 cm
Permanent collection
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National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Washington
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Overall: 129.5 x 162.5 cm (51 x 64 in.)
Framed: 156.2 x 186.7 cm (61 1/2 x 73 1/2 in.)

Overall: 129.5 x 162.5 cm (51 x 64 in.)
Framed: 156.2 x 186.7 cm (61 1/2 x 73 1/2 in.)

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Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
Henri Rousseau
French, 1844–1910
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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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About the work
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Washington
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Overall: 129.5 x 162.5 cm (51 x 64 in.)
Framed: 156.2 x 186.7 cm (61 1/2 x 73 1/2 in.)

Overall: 129.5 x 162.5 cm (51 x 64 in.)
Framed: 156.2 x 186.7 cm (61 1/2 x 73 1/2 in.)

Image rights
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
Henri Rousseau
French, 1844–1910
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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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Henri Rousseau

Tropical Forest with Monkeys, 1910

Oil on canvas
51 × 64 in
129.5 × 162.6 cm
Permanent collection
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