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Rousseau, Henri

Pronunciation: /ro͞oˈsō/
(1844–1910), French painter; known as le Douanier (“customs officer”); full name Henri Julien Rousseau. After retiring as a customs official in 1893, he created bold, colorful paintings of fantastic dreams and exotic jungle landscapes.

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Syllabification: Rous·seau, Henri

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