About this title: This beautiful book offers a detailed portrait of Rousseau's life and career as well as sensitive interpretations of his unusual, individualistic art. Adriani tells Rousseau's strange life story: his petty bourgeois background, his attempts to establish himself as an independent artist, and his reaction to the derision with which his art was greeted in his own time. 200 illustrations.
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