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Henri Rousseau: Le Rêve (The Dream), 1910
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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

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

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 SiteHenri Rousseau at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
3 paintings by Henri Rousseau online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  
3 works online when last checked

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

Notable SiteHenri Rousseau at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
5 works by Henri Rousseau

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

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

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
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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
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6 works by Henri Rousseau online

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

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

Tate Gallery, London, UK

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:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

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

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteHenri Rousseau in the Artchive  

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: Tiger in a Tropical Storm

Notable SiteHenri Rousseau at CGFA  

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project   NEW!
The Dream (MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art, New York)

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

Notable SiteRasiel's Wallpapers
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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)  
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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

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Modernist Journals Project
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Henri Rousseau  
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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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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

Time Magazine
"Master of the Green Machine", 1985 article by Robert Hughes

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Henri Rousseau: A Jungle Expedition


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Henri Rousseau: Battling Tiger and Buffalo
Battling Tiger and Buffalo

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Henri Rousseau: Self Portrait
Self Portrait

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Jaguar Attacking a Horse, 1910
Jaguar Attacking a Horse, 1910

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Henri Rousseau: The Dream
The Dream

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Henri Rousseau: Surprised! Storm in the Forest
Surprised! Storm in the Forest

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Henri Rousseau: Sleeping Gypsy
Sleeping Gypsy

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Henri Rousseau: Tiger in a Tropical Storm
Tiger in a Tropical Storm

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Henri Rousseau: The Snake Charmer
The Snake Charmer

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