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Rousseau, Henri

Pronunciation: /ˈruːsəʊ/
/ʀuso/
(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 and colourful paintings of fantastic dreams and exotic jungle landscapes, such as Sleeping Gypsy (1897) and Tropical Storm with Tiger (1891).

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