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Henri Julien Félix Rousseau 1844-1910

Carnival Evening

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French outsider artist,  self taught painter and tax collector by profession. Widely ridiculed in his lifetime, although he claimed to have learnt entirely from nature, he actually worked largely from prints and taxidermies, as well as taking advice from major artists of the period.
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