Tropical Forest with Monkeys  1910

by Henri Rousseau

Born in 1844 to a working-class family in Laval, France, Henri Rousseau worked briefly for a lawyer and served a stint in the military before taking a position at a French customs post in 1868; the nickname "Le Douanier" (the customs inspector) remained with him even after his retirement in 1893. [br] Very poor, Rousseau was a self-taught painter who harbored dreams of of...
129.5 x 162.5 cm (51 x 64 in.)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington

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