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Henri Rousseau The Hungry lion attacking an antelope oil painting reproduction


The Hungry lion attacking an antelope
mk209 1905 78x118
new18/Henri Rousseau-582526.jpgPainting ID::  50201
 

 

 
   
      

Henri Rousseau
  
French 1844-1910 Henri Rousseau Locations He was born in Laval in the Loire Valley into the family of a plumber. He attended Laval High School as a day student and then as a boarder, after his father became a debtor and his parents had to leave the town upon the seizure of their house. He was mediocre in some subjects at the high school but won prizes for drawing and music. He worked for a lawyer and studied law, but "attempted a small perjury and sought refuge in the army," serving for four years, starting in 1863. With his father's death, Rousseau moved to Paris in 1868 to support his widowed mother as a government employee. In 1871, he was promoted to the toll collector's office in Paris as a tax collector. He started painting seriously in his early forties, and by age 49 he retired from his job to work on his art. His wife died in 1888 and he later remarried. Rousseau claimed he had "no teacher other than nature", although he admitted he had received "some advice" from two established Academic painters, Felix Auguste-Clement and Jean-Leon Gerome. Essentially he was self-taught and is considered to be a naive or primitive painter.
The Hungry lion attacking an antelope
mk209 1905 78x118

Related Paintings to Henri Rousseau :.
| Raffaello Santi057 | Italian, Veronese - The Widow Petition | William Morris Hunt--Italian Girl | Albert Bierstadt--Sea Cove | Netscher, Caspar -- Familietafereel, 1649-1684 | | Aficionada a las estampas | Landscape with Windmills | The Fall of Icarus | The Sistine Chapel (mk04) | Portrait of art historian Karl Friedrich von Rumohr |


        

 

 

 

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