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Next, I read Michelle Markel's wonderful book, The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau, to the class and we discovered that the former toll-collector taught himself how to paint without any formal training or lessons.
The book channels the creative influences of Henri Rousseau, Roy Lichtenstein and Salvador Dali, through the comedian's strange and singular, not to say surreal mind.
It has the slightly odd mood of a Henri Rousseau painting.
Why was the painter Henri Rousseau known as 'Le Douanier'?
Henri Rousseau, el mas famoso pintor de selvas (hizo 26 cuadros con este tema), nunca puso un pie en la jungla.
El espectaculo deviene en una magna zambullida final en la pista del foro por el elenco, con vestuario ambientado a la manera del cuadro de El aduanero Henri Rousseau (1844-1910), Los jugadores de futbol.
Henri Rousseau was a self-trained Parisian Symbolist who painted toward the end of the Impressionist period.
1910 saw the deaths of Mark Twain, Tolstoy, King Edward VII, Florence Nightingale, and the painters Henri Rousseau in France and Winslow Homer in the US; among those born during that year were Django Reinhardt, Jean Genet, Jacques Cousteau, Akira Kurosawa, Julien Gracq, Maurice Papon, Jean-Louis Barrault, Jean Anouilh, Samuel Barber, Mother Teresa, bandleader Artie Shaw, philosopher A.
Henri Rousseau pinta su cuadro La encantadora de serpientes en 1907, el mismo ano en que Pablo Picasso pinta Las senoritas de Avignon.
Elsewhere, Brandon tells us that "we do not know why" Henri Rousseau painted War in 1894, and that this canvas "cannot be associated with any particular conflict involving France" (p.
They will also look at an 1892 painting "A Centennial of Independence" by French artist Henri Rousseau, which commemorated the 100th anniversary of the proclamation of the first French Republic in 1792.
That personality comes alive, by implication, through the works that form the meat of the show: paintings, sculptures, works on paper, graphics, and illustrated books that Vollard bought, sold, owned, or commissioned during his career--he began exhibiting and selling works of art around 1892, at age twenty-six, and died in 1939--not only by the celebrated artists who made his portrait, but also by Edgar Degas, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Maurice Denis, Edouard Vuillard, Henri Rousseau, Henri Matisse, Andre Derain, Maurice de Vlaminck, Aristide Maillol, Raoul Dufy, Odilon Redon, and Georges Rouault.
The connections with the Nabis, the School of Pont-Aven, and Henri Rousseau are well known, but this book pursues them at a pictorial as well as textual level in a most productive manner, and the author also continues her previous quest for Beardsley's 'lost portrait' of Jarry and/or his creation Dr Faustroll.
The paintings by Winslow Homer, Joan Miro, George Inness, Edouard Vuillard, Henri Rousseau, and Jean-Charles Cazin are accompanied by background material and discussion questions (under Art Discussion).
De Brunhoff also pays tribute to the legendary artists Paul Cezanne, Mary Cassatt, Pablo Picasso, Peter Paul Rubens, Henri Rousseau, Francisco de Goya, Edgar Degas, and John Singer Sargent.