The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau

Henri Rousseau was a French painter who painted in the Naïve or Primitive manner. He was also known as Le Douanier (the customs officer), which was a humorous description of his occupation as a toll collector. He was self-taught and ridiculed during his lifetime by critics, but after his death he came to be recognized as a self-taught … Continue reading The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau