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ROUSSEAU, Henri Émilien (1875 - 1933), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROUSSEAU, Henri Émilien (1875 - 1933), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 17 December 1875, in Cairo, to French parents; died 28 March 1933, in Aix-en-Provence.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Local scenes, landscapes.

Orientalism.

[not available online] [not available online]Henri Rousseau studied under Gérôme. On a travel grant awarded in 1900, he visited Holland and Belgium and then, a year later, Spain, Tunisia and Algeria. He would

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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