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Henri Rousseau: Le Rêve (The Dream), 1910
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)


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Henri Rousseau

[French Post-Impressionist Painter, 1844-1910]

• Also known as:  Le douanier Rousseau
• Relationships: Not to be confused with Orientalist painter Henri Emilien Rousseau (1875-1933)
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Original works by Henri Rousseau available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
2 works online

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
The Luxembourg Gardens. Monument to Shopin, 1909
View of the Fortifications to the left of the Gate of Vanves, 1909
In a Tropical Forest. Struggle between Tiger and Bull, ca.1908-09

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
A Centennial of Independence, 1892

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
"Works in focus:" Portrait of Madame M.

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
"Works in focus:" The Snake Charmer

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
"Works in focus:" War

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Tiger in a Tropical Storm (Surprised!)

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina
View of the Ile de la Cité, Paris
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Beyeler Foundation Collection, Switzerland

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
House on the Outskirts of Paris, ca.1905

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Rue en Banlieue

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "R"

Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris (in French)  

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)  

Museum Charlotte Zander, Bönnigheim, Germany (in German)  
Le charme, 1909

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
3 works by Rousseau

National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
Liberty Inviting Artists to Take Part in the 22nd Exhibition of the Societe des Artistes Independants, 1905-06

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Still Life, Vase of Flowers

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

The Barnes Foundation, Pennsylvania
Scout Attacked by a Tiger, 1904

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Tropical Landscape: American Indian Struggling with Gorilla, 1910

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
The Dream (MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art, New York)

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
The Sleeping Gypsy (MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art, New York)

Notable SiteHenri Rousseau at The Artchive  

Notable SiteHenri Rousseau at The Athenaeum  
101 works online by Rousseau

Notable SiteHenri Rousseau in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Henri Rousseau at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Rasiel's Wallpapers
(Click on the size of the scan you wish to view)
Works by Henri Rousseau to be found on pages 1 and 2 of this site

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Henri Rousseau  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Stumble in the jungle", 2005 article by Adrian Searle

The New Yorker
"Henri Rousseau retrospective at the Tate Modern, London", 2006 review by Peter Schjeldahl

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Henri Rousseau: A Jungle Expedition


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