Medium: oil on canvas
Location: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
Dimensions: 80.3 x 100.3
It is speculated that the inspiration for the painting The Footballers was the first international rugby match that took place in Paris between France and England. The characters are painted in a very positive way, and their placement can make us feel like a collage. The man in the front is widely believed to be a self-portrait of the author himself, Henri Rousseau
. Although there is neither the moon nor the sun in the painting, Rousseau still managed to incorporate his usual circular mark on the canvas, this time in the object of a ball.
Rousseau painted picture Football players in 1908. Prevailing color of this fine art print is vivid and its shape is portrait. Original size is 80.3 x 100.3. This art piece is located in Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA. This image is printed on demand - you can choose material, size and finishing.Henri Julien Félix Rousseau (1844 - 1910).
painter. He learned painting himself (he developed a specific naive style) and eventually became a brilliant artist whose paintings are firmly embedded in art history. For his profession as a customs officer, he is also called Customs (see his self-portrait known as Customs
). He never left France, but became known for his paintings Jungle
. Contemporaries often mocked him (they reproached him for his children's paintings). Picasso, who by chance saw one of his paintings and appreciated the quality of his work, prepared a banquet in Rousseau’s honour Dream