|art by Henri Rousseau
1844 - 1910
-Naïve Art and Post-Impressionism
-Henri Julien Félix Rousseau, known as "Le Douanier" (the customs officer), was a French artist associated with Naïve Art and Post-Impressionism. He gained recognition for his bold and imaginative paintings, often depicting lush jungles and exotic landscapes. Rousseau's art is characterized by its flat, stylized forms, vibrant colors, and a dreamlike quality. Despite his lack of formal artistic training, he became an influential figure in the art world.