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Rousseau, Henri 1844-1910

Overview
Works: 714 works in 1,483 publications in 6 languages and 24,249 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Juvenile works  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Fiction  Drama 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Editor, Other, Creator, Composer, Honoree, Lithographer, Engraver
Classifications: ND553.R67, 759.4
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Henri Rousseau : essays by Jean Bouret( Book )

14 editions published between 1961 and 1985 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fantastic jungles of Henri Rousseau by Michelle Markel( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child's biography of French artist Henri Rousseau, who spent his life as a toll collector, but created unheralded masterpieces in his spare time
Henri Rousseau by Götz Adriani( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in German and English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Henri Rousseau, called 'Le Douanier' because of his early career with the French customs service, is one of the most important, fascinating and least studied of late nineteenth-century artists. His determined and unapologetic primitivism distanced his work from most of his contemporaries, but he was widely admired by Picasso, Apollinaire and Kandinsky, and is now seen as one of the pioneers of the modern movement. This book offers a detailed portrait of Rousseau's life and career as well as sensitive interpretations of his unusual, individualistic art."--Jacket
Henri Rousseau by Mike Venezia( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the life and work of the nineteenth-century French artist Henri Rousseau
Henri Rousseau by Ernest Lloyd Raboff( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of Henri Rousseau accompanies fifteen color reproductions and critical interpretations of his works
Henri Rousseau by Daniel Catton Rich( Book )

4 editions published between 1942 and 1946 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henri Rousseau : le Douanier by Carolyn Keay( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henri Rousseau by Dora Vallier( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life and works of the great Primitive painter
Rousseau : still voyages by Didier Grosjean( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henri Rousseau, 1844-1910 by Cornelia Stabenow( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monografie over de Franse schilder-autodidact, bijgenaamd "Le Douanier"
Douanier Rousseau by Modest Morariu( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rousseau/Dufy by Henri Rousseau( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henri Rousseau : dreams of the jungle by Werner Schmalenbach( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rousseau's series of jungle paintings was and still continues to be the subject of controversy. This book answers many of the questions surrounding Rousseau's importance as an artist and examines his paintings in a wider art-historical context. As a self-taught artist who started painting at the age of 40 and worked in an unorthodox, naive style, Rousseau had to struggle to overcome the derision of his contemporaries. That Rousseau succeeded in silencing his critics, winning wide admiration, including that of Picasso, the Surrealists and Wasily Kandinsky, owes much to the jungle paintings."--Amazon
Dreaming with Rousseau by Julie Merberg( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the backdrop of well-known works by the artist Henri Rousseau, rhyming text reveals a dream of the jungle and its inhabitants
The post-impressionists by David Manson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each DVD is a 50 minute program on an individual artist. Learn more about the artist's life, artistic style and techniques, explore the historical context of his life and work, and begin to understand his creative process. The program includes on-location footage and commentary by world renowned art experts
Henri Rousseau : portrait of a primitive by Ronald Alley( Book )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rousseau : the dream by Ann Temkin( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Henri Rousseau was a singular figure in the early-twentieth-century avant-garde, a self-taught painter who turned to art full-time after retiring as a toll collector at the age of forty-nine. Although he never left Paris, Rousseau painted many jungle scenes, drawing on images of the exotic as presented to the urban dweller through popular literature, colonial expositions, and the Paris zoo. The Dream (1910), one of the artist's last works, is a surreal juxtaposition of the exotic and the domestic that typifies his uncanny exactitude. In this volume of the MoMA One on One series, curator Ann Temkin's essay guides readers in deciphering this mysterious painting."
Une visite à l'exposition de 1889 by Henri Rousseau( Book )

16 editions published between 1947 and 1974 in French and English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henri Rousseau by Dora Vallier( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in French and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of Henri Rousseau by Yann Le Pichon( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in French and English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ces deux sous-titres définissent bien le propos de l'auteur: faire entrer directement ses lecteurs dans la compréhension biographique et iconographique de l'oeuvre d'Henri Rousseau (1844-1910), dit le Douanier Rousseau, et montrer pourquoi sa prodigieuse imagination créatrice a singulièrement contribué à faire éclore l'art moderne. Historien de l'art renommé, Yann le Pichon, légataire universel du Douanier Rousseau en est l'expert international. À l'occasion du centenaire de sa mort, voici une réédition revue et augmentée de son éclairant album Le monde du Douanier Rousseau, comportant quelques chefs-d'oeuvre inédits et de nouvelles analyses. Preuves à l'appui, Yann le Pichon démontre l'exemplarité du Douanier Rousseau auprès des jeunes créateurs féconds de trois grands mouvements de l'art moderne : l'art naïf certes, mais aussi le surréalisme et le cubisme. Associant étroitement son oeuvre à sa vie, il nous rend très attachante la personnalité si originale d'Henri Rousseau que chérirent tous les poètes de son temps." Ce qu'il voyait n'était qu'amour et nous fera toujours des yeux émerveillés ", a dit de lui Paul Eluard. Yann le Pichon nous en donne, dans son album rigoureusement documenté, la démonstration bouleversante." P. [4] of cover
 
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Henri Rousseau
Alternative Names
Anri Ruso

Anrī Ruso franču postimpresionisma mākslinieks

Celnik.

Celník 1844-1910

Celnik Rousseau

Customs Officer

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Douanier

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Douanier, Le

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Henri Julien Félix Rousseau

Henri Rousseau

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Henri Rousseau francia festő

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Henri Rousseau le Douanier

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Henri Rousseau pintor francés

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Henricus Rousseau

Il *Doganiere

Le Douanier

Le Douanier 1844-1910

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Rousseau, Henri Julien

Rousseau , Henri Julien Félix

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Rousseau, Henry Julien Felix

Rousseau, Henry Julien Felix 1844-1910

Rousseau il Doganiere

Rousseau, il Doganiere, 1844-1910

Rousseau, le Douanier

Rousseau le douanier 1844-1910

Ruso, Anri 1844-1910

Russo, Anri.

Ανρί Ρουσσώ

Анри Русо

Анри Руссо

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Анрі Руссо

Руссо, Анри

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אנרי רוסו

هانری روسو نقاش فرانسوی

هنري روسو

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루소 1844-1910

루소, 앙리 쥘리앵 벨릭스 1844-1910

앙리 루소

アンリ・ルソー フランスの画家

ルソー, アンリ

亨利·盧梭

Languages
English (198)

French (40)

German (14)

Spanish (8)

Japanese (2)

Italian (1)

Covers
Henri RousseauRousseau : still voyagesHenri Rousseau, 1844-1910Henri Rousseau : dreams of the jungleDreaming with RousseauHenri Rousseau : jungles in ParisA weekend with Rousseau