Definition of Rousseau, Henri in English:

Rousseau, Henri

proper noun

  • (1844–1910), French painter; known as le Douanier (‘customs officer’); full name Henri Julien Rousseau. After retiring as a customs official in 1893, he created bold and colourful paintings of fantastic dreams and exotic jungle landscapes, such as Sleeping Gypsy (1897) and Tropical Storm with Tiger (1891).

Pronunciation

Rousseau, Henri

/ˈruːsəʊ//ʀuso/