Henri Rousseau (1884-1910), French Post-Impressionist painter. Depicted many jungle scenes though he never saw a jungle himself. His art was ridiculed much, but it later influenced artists like Picasso and the surrealists.

Henri Rousseau (1884-1910), French Post-Impressionist painter. Depicted many jungle scenes though he never saw a jungle himself. His art was ridiculed much, but it later influenced artists like Picasso and the surrealists.

“Our task must be to free ourselves... by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it's beauty.”

“Our task must be to free ourselves... by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it's beauty.”

Henri Rousseau  Discover the coolest shows in New York at www.artexperience...

Henri Rousseau Discover the coolest shows in New York at www.artexperience...

Detail: Rousseau inspired jungle Mural; for Film ‘Where the Heart Is’ by Timna Woollard Studio

Detail: Rousseau inspired jungle Mural; for Film ‘Where the Heart Is’ by Timna Woollard Studio

Henri Rousseau (1844-1910) ~ self taught artist, whose style is distinctively exotic and primitive

Henri Rousseau (1844-1910) ~ self taught artist, whose style is distinctively exotic and primitive

Traumgarten by Henri Rousseau.  Art Experience NYC  www.artexperiencenyc.com/social_login/?utm_source=pinterest_medium=pins_content=pinterest_pins_campaign=pinterest_initial

Tiger Riding Ukulele Man by Henri Rousseau mono deluxe Needlepoint Canvas

Traumgarten by Henri Rousseau. Art Experience NYC www.artexperiencenyc.com/social_login/?utm_source=pinterest_medium=pins_content=pinterest_pins_campaign=pinterest_initial

Henri Rousseau: The equatorial jungle (1909)   Henri Rousseau was a French Post-Impressionist painter in the Naïve or Primitive manner.

Henri Rousseau: The equatorial jungle (1909) Henri Rousseau was a French Post-Impressionist painter in the Naïve or Primitive manner.

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