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A Centennial of Independence:Grass at feet of group
A Centennial of Independence:Grass at feet of group
A self-taught painter who never achieved traditional technical mastery, Rousseau neatly side-stepped the intracacies of painting feet by blocking in bold tufts of grass. Stylistic choices such as this exemplify why he is called a "primitive" painter.


Henri Rousseau
French, 1892
Oil on canvas
44 x 61 7/8 in.
88.PA.58