"L'ombrelle rose" or "The red sunshade"
This is an original 1931 black and white photogravure of a Postimpressionism style painting by Henri Rousseau entitled, "Woman with an Umbrella in an Exotic Forest", that portrays a Victorian era woman in a tropical jungle.
This 82+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Moderate aging in margins. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of color prints and photogravures from 1931-1933 of Impressionist, Postimpressionist, Romantic, Expressionist, and Cubist style paintings and drawings from Formes magazine by famous artists such as Pablo Picasso, Andre Derain, Amedeo Modigliani, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Henri Rousseau, and many, many others. Each of these exquisite pieces is in excellent condition and is perfect for framing. To continue browsing this collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph.
This piece was illustrated by Rousseau, Henri. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.
Henri Julien Félix Rousseau
Henri Julien Félix Rousseau (1844-1910) was a native of Laval, Mayenne in the Loire Valley of France. He was most recognized as a Post Impressionist and primitive painter. The majority of Rousseau's art centered on jungle scenes, though interestingly, Rousseau had never seen a jungle; in fact, he had never left France. He is said to have been inspired by the botanical gardens of Paris, wildlife taxidermy, and illustrated books. Rousseau claimed to be self taught, though he admittedly received guidance from Academic artists Félix Auguste-Clément and Jean-Léon Gérome.