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ID: 500115462
 
Record Type: Person
Rousseau, Henri (French painter, 1844-1910)

Note: French painter, known as le Douanier (customs officer) in reference to his regular employment, as he was not a trained artist. He was encouraged by professional artists in the 1880 to exhibit his work in the annual Salons, and later his work was admired by Picasso and the Surrealists. He is best known for his "primitive" jungle scenes. French artist.

Names:
Rousseau, Henri (preferred,V,index,LC)
Henri Rousseau (V,display)
Rousseau, Le Douanier (V)
Rousseau, Henri Julien Felix (V)
Rousseau, Henri Julien (V)
Douanier, Rousseau (V)
Le Douanier (V)
Rousseau, Henri Julien Félix (V)
Henri Julien Félix Rousseau (V)
Rousseau, Henri-Julien-Félix (U)
Rousseau, Douanier (U)
Rousseau, le Douanier (U)
Douanier (U)
Rousseau (U)
Customs Officer (U)
Douanier Rousseau (U)
Rousseau, Henry Julien Felix (U)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Laval (Mayenne, Pays de la Loire, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Events:
exhibited:   at the Salon des Indépendants, Paris, in 1886  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Rousseau, Henri (I)

Biographies:
(French painter, 1844-1910) ..... [VP Preferred]
(French painter, 1844-1910) ..... [Grove Art]
(French artist, 1844-1910) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(artist, 1844-1910) ..... [GRL]
(French artist) ..... [AVERY]
(French artist, 1844-1910) ..... [AVERY]
(French artist, 1844-1910) ..... [WCP]
(French painter, 1844-1910) ..... [BHA]
(French painter, 1844-1910) ..... [PROV]
(French artist, 1844-1910) ..... [WCI]
(French, 1844-1910) ..... [JPGM]
(French, 1844-1910) ..... [GRLPSC]

Sources and Contributors:
Customs Officer ........ [GRL]
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79126804
Douanier ........ [GRL]
...................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79126804
Douanier, Rousseau ........ [WCI]
......................................  Witt Computer Index database
Douanier Rousseau ........ [GRL]
....................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79126804
Henri Julien Félix Rousseau ........ [AVERY, VP]
......................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Henri Rousseau ........ [PROV, VP]
..............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Le Douanier ........ [PROV]
........................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
........................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008)
Rousseau ........ [GRL]
...................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79126804
Rousseau, Douanier ........ [Grove Art]
......................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Rousseau, Henri ........ [AVERY, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred, PROV, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
................................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79126804
................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Rousseau, Henri Julien ........ [PROV]
.............................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Rousseau, Henri Julien Felix ........ [PROV]
........................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Rousseau, Henri Julien Félix ........ [AVERY Preferred, GRL]
........................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
........................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79126804
Rousseau, Henri-Julien-Félix ........ [Grove Art]
............................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Rousseau, Henry Julien Felix ........ [GRL]
........................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79126804
Rousseau, Le Douanier ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
...........................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Rousseau, le Douanier ........ [Grove Art]
..........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, JPGM, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1963)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008)
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  Kindlers Malerei Lexikon (1964-1971)
....................  Laclotte and Cuzin, Petit Larousse de la peinture (1979)
....................  Larousse, Grand dictionnaire universel (1982)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Computer Index database
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Yale Dictionary of Art and Artists (2000)
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