Medium: oil on canvas
Location: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, PA, USA
On this unusually rich paintings of Henri Rousseau
appears a group of bearded monkeys and tropical bird whose eyes are fixed on the viewer, as if something suddenly distracted from their peaceful life and games. In the bottom of the screen between the blades of grass appeared explanation - bottle falling in their direction from which pours its contents. Monkeys huddle in fear for himself, one abandoned in a remote part of the jungle tightly clutching a tree trunk. Processing and theme is typical for
Rousseau's late works. The artist concludes viewer into a dream state with the help of the lush vegetation that covers the entire canvas. Rousseau
his paintings with the theme of the jungle, which is in his late works often repeated, saying, Mexican landscapes, so often speculated that together with Napoleon III . and his army appeared in Mexico. Later this theory was disproved and discovered the source of his inspiration - visit the botanical gardens, the pictures in children's books and illustrated magazines.
Rousseau painted picture Monkey in 1906. Prevailing color of this fine art print is green and its shape is portrait. Original size is . This art piece is located in Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, PA, 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