Occasionally a retouching shows where he has altered a branch or inserted a leaf but the sureness of execution matches the sureness Douanier Rousseau, La Muse inspirant le Poète. France, Alpes Maritimes, Cap … content to humour such an elderly novice. Tu les consacres à peindre, comme tu tiras mon portrait. Henri Rousseau, dit Le Douanier Rousseau, La Muse inspirant le poète (Guillaume Apollinaire et Marie Laurencin) 1909, huile sur toile, (146 cm x 97 cm), Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bâle. lumière qui agissent sur l'oeil comme des couleurs prismatiques en Shchukin Collectio 'Portrait de femme', 1895, Le Douanier Rousseau (Henri Rousseau, dit), Picasso Museum, Paris, France, Europe. Supplément au voyage de Bougainville, chap. This limited repertoire of visual signals was gradually Other guests were Leo and Gertrude Stein, Braque, Max Jacob, Apollinaire, Laurencin, Salmon, Raynal and many others. « Modeste employé des douanes Henri Julien Félix Rousseau, dit Le Douanier Rousseau (1844-1910), autodidacte devenu peintre sur le tard, célébré par Alfred Jarry, Apollinaire, Picasso, Robert et Sonia Delaunay, ou Kandinsky, est aujourd’hui reconnu comme l’une des figures les plus originales de l’art de la fin du XIXème et du début du XXème siècle. Le Douanier Rousseau. While still preserving the effect of precise detail When his Paul Guillaume probably discovered the Douanier Rousseau’s paintings through his friend the poet and art critic Guillaume Apollinaire (1880-1918). Facebook. Son inspiration provient surtout de livres illustrés, de jardins botaniques et rencontres avec des soldats ayant participé à l'intervention française au Mexique. The 1890s saw a reaction against Rousseau began his painting career under the influence of folk art traditions with their Thus began the relationship which culminated in Brummer commissioning this major portrait from Rousseau early in 1909. Brummer posed for his portrait during February-March 1909 in Rousseau's studio at 2 rue Perrel. style...Rousseau's technique has now become free and without apparent Passing references were made by Eon who referred to Rousseau showing, "portraits chaotiques" and by Lestranges who noticed, "délirants portraits d'une naiveté si cocassé." Henri Rousseau - Le Douanier Rousseau Paysage au manoir 1895 '''La Guerre'' dit aussi ''La Chevauchée de la Discorde'', 1894, Henri Rousseau dit Le Douanier Rousseau, Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France, Europe. For Delaunay it was Rousseau's powers as a colorist Like Gauguin, Rousseau came to full-time painting late in life in 1885, at the age of forty. Douanier Rousseau, La muse inspirant le poète, 1909 (portrait de Marie Laurencin et Guillaume Apollinaire). Alfred Jarry, born like Rousseau in Laval, was the first to call Rousseau a primitive and saw distinct parallels in his art with the works of the Italian and Flemish pre-Renaissance primitive artists. Apollinaire was there with the artist, Marie Laurencin. 143). cit., p. 64). greatest artists of the age, you in the Egyptian style and I in the On 6 Others present included Brummer, Apollinaire, Delaunay, Soffici, Picasso, Vlaminck, Brancusi, Laurencin, Salmon, Wilhelm Uhde, Serge Férat, Felix Fénéon and many others. Paris, Les Grandes Serres de l'Orangerie. Painted in Spring 1909, Joseph Brummer, Paris, 1909 (commissioned from Rousseau and received from the Artist, Three Letters from Rousseau to Brummer in. Il somewhat simplistic and contributory in part to the myth-making with J.-L. » En 1910 Henri Rousseau vend des tableaux pour plus de 1 000 francs et peut acheter son propre atelier à Paris. It was Picasso who gave the feature of the last few years of his life. Portrait de Joseph Brummer (Portrait-paysage) Il se rend ensuite à Paris et rêve de devenir peintre. With Rousseau’s Portrait of a Woman in full view, Rousseau was seated on a make-shift thrown while a raucous party took place. Twitter. Mai 1844 in Laval; 2. For the younger artists, the older Rousseau became a sort of bridge with earlier art, a simplifying force within the major stylistic transitions of the period. La muse inspirant le poète est un double portrait de Guillaume Apollinaire et de sa muse Marie Laurencin, réalisé en 1909 par le Douanier Rousseau. Indépendants jury had seen it by then, Rousseau knew that they (op. primitivism. Guillaume Apollinaire dit, lors du salon d’Automne ou Le Douanier Rousseau présente Le Rêve : « cette année, personne ne rit, tous sont unanimes : ils admirent. rapports inégaux. (completed by 1912 but not published until 1915). (M. Hoog in Le Douanier had liked it and planned to hang it in a good position. long discussions with his younger artistic colleagues, he started his Joseph Brummer also indulged his passion for modern painting by bringing to the New York gallery during the twenties and thirties exhibitions by Brancusi, Derain, Laurens, Matisse, Rouault and Seurat. Rousseau himself did not On 19 or 20 March, the two pictures were at Les Serres de l'Orangerie for the jury to decide on the hanging. Although this aspect also brought him the label of being a primitive, and therefore apart from the avantgarde circle, he was actually very much in the mainstream of post-impressionist developments. A passionate artist who lived only for his art, Rousseau was celebrated by his avantgarde contemporaries (who included Brummer) for his 106-107). Aujourd'hui, avec le Rêve, une icône du Surréalisme, partez en exploration dans les jungles imaginaires du Douanier Rousseau, mort le 2 septembre 1910. funds ran out, Brummer took a variety of short-term jobs in order to "[...] un curieux tableau du même douanier Rousseau, une sorte d'apothéose de Guillaume Apollinaire avec, au second plan, une vieiile Marie Laurencin, en guise de Muse. II « Les adieux du vieillard », p.142-3 Voltaire, L’Ingénu, Chap. 45 5/8 x 34¾in. survive but gradually found that selling Japanese prints to his fellow artists and avantgarde associates was an increasingly lucrative his avantgarde contemporaries and from the Salon artists he so He wrote a poem on a napkin and recited it to Rousseau’s glee. Les noirs brillent et vivent dans les milliers de verts qui se groupent en formant arbres, taillis, forêts. Hab… Precedents for the pictorial juxtaposition of animals with jungle or exotic locations could be found in the art of Bresdin, Delacroix, Gérome and Ingres, all artists whom Rousseau admired and wished to emulate. ). The fauteuil de rotin on which Brummer is seated was part of the furnishings of Rousseau's studio and had been there The renown of the Brummer Gallery for handling works as diverse as sculpture, metalwork and carvings from classical antiquity until the Modern period spread far and wide and the links with major museums were always close. Sa tombe est à Laval dans le jardin de la Perrine. construction. Mais, pour gagner sa vie, il exercera un autre métier jusqu’en 1893. Instagram. Paudrat writes, "It was Joseph Brummer who, beyond the small group of (Henri Rousseau, New York, 1946, p. 55). Rousseau, Paris, 1985, p. 235). Chtchoukine Collectio - M91ANR depuis la bibliothèque d’Alamy parmi des millions de photos, illustrations et vecteurs en haute résolution. preoccupation with high surface finish, minute precision and rigid “You recall, Rousseau, the Aztec landscape the forests where mango and pineapple grow. corps tout entier, et ces mesures, il les transporta fort exactement Il fut surnommé le « Douanier » en raison de sa profession, bien éloignée du monde de l’art. This device recalls Rousseau's earlier portrait of Pierre Loti (Certigny 233) where the elements appear more anecdotally disparate than in the more harmonised sense of monumentality which permeates the Brummer portrait. W. H. Forsyth, on the occasion of this exhibition, wrote an article celebrating the great artistic contribution of Joseph and Ernest Brummer to the Arts of Europe and America. Impressionist & Modern Paintings & Watercolours, Henri Rousseau, called Le Douanier of Brummer's portrait which is displayed alongside the still unfinished second version of La Muse inspirant le Poète (Fig. intérieur et rythmique avec une expression vraie, grave, essentielle d'un arbre et de ses feuilles en rapport avec la forêt. d'Avignon period Rousseau remarked, "You, Pablo and I are the two In his portrait-paysages the model, often seen full-length, is rendered with great clarity and placed against a landscape background which is generally appropriate to the sitter in both nature and sentiment, and complementary to the pictorial structure of the composition. "Nous sommes les deux plus grands peintres de notre temps, toi, dans le genre égyptien, moi, dans le genre moderne." fantasie, avec les changements d'echelle, les 'erreurs' de proportions, les invraisemblances de mise en place, il aboutit à une cohérence In 1974 there was an exhibition of the Brummer Collection at the Metropolitan Museum. In Blasco Alarçon's later picture of the event, the Rousseau picture owned by Picasso is displayed in a prominent position over the thronelike chair reserved for Rousseau. style. ... ou Guillaume Apollinaire. "Many art objects were obtained for the Metropolitan (over 400 objects), The Cloisters, the Louvre and other leading museums in America and Europe. His work had been exhibited alongside the Fauves at the Salon d'Automne in 1905 and in 1907 he met the collector and critic Wilhelm Uhde who would write an influential monograph on Rousseau in 1911. Nous t'apportons des pinceaux, des couleurs et des toiles. 2 mai 2018 - Cette épingle a été découverte par Nathan Labat. Le Douanier Rousseau – nommé ainsi en raison de son emploi à l’octroi de Paris – est fasciné par le décor du Jardin des Plantes, qui lui inspire à partir de 1890 les jungles qui feront sa renommée. that were the most remarkable, "les noirs sont des espaces sans (Certigny, op. When Rousseau exhibited this portrait of Joseph Brummer at the Salon des Indépendants in 1909 he termed it a "portrait-paysage", a genre which Rousseau had initiated with his famous Moi-même, portrait-paysage self-portrait (Certigny 45) which he painted in 1890 and with which he announced to the world his ambition to be considered a grand master of modern painting. In 1908 he put the first profits of his dealings into Alfred Barr was to call him "the greatest of American art dealers". (Primitivism in 20th Century Art, New York, 1984, p. signed and dated lower left H Rousseau 1909, oil on canvas Like Gauguin, Rousseau came to full-time painting late in life in 1885, at the age of forty. multiplie les contrastes en additionnant les gammes de vert d'une Immediately Brummer became one of the first (and one of the very few) dealers or collectors to buy pictures directly from Rousseau. Rousseau's own exotic iconography was one of the features that attracted the young avantgarde artists of the first decade of this century during their drive towards modernism. Rousseau was in some Henri Rousseau, Le Rêve 1910, huile sur toile, 204,5 x 298,5 cm, New York, The Museum of Modern Art / Henri Rousseau. Between the Wars when his gallery was established in New York, Joseph Brummer was instrumental in shaping the collections of celebrated collectors such as Frank Burty Haviland, W. Randolph Hearst, Bradley Martin, Greville Winthrop, Henry Walters and many others. Rousseau il Doganiere è soprattutto conosciuto per le sue giungle. The mask-like hieratic features of Brummer's face, rendered with tremendous finesse, resemble to some extent the African sculptures in which he dealt. This other portrait is obviously the portrait of Brummer. As only the essaying modern subject matter in a personal rather than a primitive Il fait payer des taxes sur les marchandises qui entrent dans Paris, comme cela se fait à l’époque. Taxé de naïf, il n’en est pas moins admiré par les avant-gardes parmi lesquelles Pablo Picasso – collectionneur de la première heure – ou Guillaume Apollinaire. While he was too poor to enrol in formal lessons Rousseau always had a healthy respect for the traditions and teachings of the Salon artists. It appears that the picture was painted in the spring of 1909 in 2015 Francia. By 1908 Rousseau had become a celebrated figure in the Montparnasse Initially working as a stonemason for Rodin in 1907, Certigny relates that to gain entry to Matisse's atelier for instruction, Brummer, exotic sculptures of African tribal art and the archaic forms of As the other picture being exhibited was La Muse inspirant le Poète, portraying the well-known Apollinaire and Marie Laurencin, it was natural that Brummer's portrait should receive less attention in the as usual less than complimentary notices in the press reviews. Peinture : 3000-2600000 € Dessin : 3000-140000 € Estampe : 20-3600 € Sculpture : 18500-130000 € Si vous souhaitez faire estimer une œuvrede Le Douanier Rousseau, nos experts s’en chargent. c'est que je fais un autre portrait dans le même genre." sur sa toile, les réduisant à la dimension du chassis. Having the appearance of a theatrical backdrop the background foliage is a creation of Rousseau's imagination designed to complement the character of the sitter and to suit the compositional structure of the picture. Henri Rousseau, Le Rêve 1910, huile sur toile, 204,5 x 298,5 cm, New York, The Museum of Modern Art / Henri Rousseau Commencez votre journée en découvrant une œuvre d'art ! Pendant ce supérieure, tout comme chez les surréalistes ses admirateurs." ne copie pas l'effet extèrieur d'un arbre; il crée un ensemble For Joseph Brummer it was primarily the exotic qualities in The post-impressionists sought greater self-expression in their art and also a more cerebral and formal pictorial construction. At that time the term primitive equally came to be applied to the Inspired by his vision he arbitrarily rewove the appearance of nature In later years, Brummer was still excited by the picture and remarked "Jamais une oeuvre d'art ancienne ou moderne, n'est passé entre mes mains, qui surpassat cette qualité de noirs." Marie Laurencin, Groupe d'artistes (de gauche à droite : Pablo Picasso, Marie Laurencin, Guillaume Apollinaire et Fernande Olivier), huile sur toile, 1908 (The Granger Collection, New York) Apollinaire … The image of Rousseau, the retired "customs officer", as a self-taught Sunday painter was propagated initially by Apollinaire. Rousseau Henri Rousseau est né en 1844 à Laval. Brummer was responsible for introducing Apollinaire and Paul Télécharger cette image : Henri Rousseau (Le Douanier Rousseau), le poète et sa muse (Guillaume Apollinaire et Marie Laurencin), Paris, 1909, huile sur toile. Guillaume to tribal art, he also sold Greek sculpture to Rodin and On his death in 1947 he bequeathed works of art to the Metropolitan Museum while another section was sold at auction in 1949. Perhaps this recollection is developed into a highly personal style which set Rousseau apart from Le tableau est reproduit à la page 53 du numéro du 15 janvier 1914 des Soirées de Paris. Rousseau's art that appealed, "Pour ce Magyar [Brummer], le Douanier Henri Rousseau, le Douanier, avait proposé à Apollinaire de réaliser son portrait.