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Henri Rousseau: Jungles in Paris

Freches-Thory, Claire;Rousseau, Henri Julien Felix

Published by Harry N Abrams Inc, NY, 2006
ISBN 10: 0810956993 / ISBN 13: 9780810956995
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Title: Henri Rousseau: Jungles in Paris

Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc, NY

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Cloth

Illustrator: Photo Illus in Color

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition

Book Type: Art

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230pp with index. Green cloth. 1st Ed. Tight, square, bright copy. Firm corners. No internal names, notes or markings. No remainder mark. Crisp, unclipped pictorial DJ. Photo illus in color. From the National Gallery of Arts 2006 Exhibition. USPS Tracing included. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 16004

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Synopsis: Henri Rousseau (1844-1910) was a self-taught artist with a unique style, exemplified in his visionary jungle scenes. These dream-like tableaux, for which he drew heavily on visits to Paris' Botanical Gardens, captivate with the lushness of their plant and animal life, while unsettling the viewer with their heady combination of exoticism and romanticism.

This sumptuously illustrated book provides not only a comprehensive overview of Rousseau's career, but also penetrating insights into his inspiration. With large, color reproductions of his paintings, many previously unpublished illustrations of his sources and influences, and a wealth of new research on his life and work (including the only interview conducted with the artist), Henri Rousseau: Jungles in Paris

is poised to become the definitive volume on this remarkable painter.

About the Author: Frances Morris is senior curator at Tate Modern.

Christopher Green is a professor of History of Art at the Courtauld Institute in London.

Nancy Ireson is a doctoral research student at the Courtauld Institute, London.

Claire Freches is a curator at Musee D'Orsay, Paris.

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