Reposted blog. ROUSSEAU’S TROPICAL PARADISE THE SOFA IN THE JUNGLE I am answering your kind letter immediately in order to explain to you the reason why the sofa in question is included in my picture THE DREAM. The woman sleeping on the sofa dreams that she is transported into the forest, hearing […]
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French artist Henri Rousseau (1844-1910) was self-taught, creating a unique vision of art, from colorful floral arrangements (as seen before) to exotic jungle scenes.
Although French artist Henri Rousseau (1844-1910) was basically a Naive or untrained painter, his works would be praised for their originality by Picasso and the Surrealists.
All that we see or seem, is but a dream within a dream. Edgar Allan Poe, A Dream Within a Dream French artist Henri Rousseau (1844-1910) worked independently in his own unique style, often categorized as Naive, creating poetic and enigmatic visions such as A Carnival Evening above. American writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) continues to be […]
Click on the paintings to ENLARGE them. She’s lost in thought, ironing away her day. Multi-colored fabrics and patterns abound in her tiny room, weaving together like the pieces of a puzzle: the patchwork coverlet on her bed to our left, the circle design of her dress, the clothes lying randomly on […]