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Boy on the Rocks

Henri Rousseau, 1895 – 1897
Boy on the Rocks, Henri Rousseau
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55.4 cmBoy on the Rocks scale comparison45.7 cm
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Boy on the Rocks (Lenfant aux Rochers) is a Post-Impressionist Oil on Canvas Painting created by Henri Rousseau from 1895 to 1897. It lives at the National Gallery of Art, Washington in the United States. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Children, Portraits, Primitivism and Mountains. SourceDownload

Only a child can so bestride the world with such ease, and only a childlike artist with a simple, naïve vision can understand this elevation and make us see it as dauntingly true.” — Nicolas Pioch

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