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, colorful paintings of fantastic dreams and exotic jungle landscapes.

Pronunciation:

Rousseau, Henri

/ro͞oˈsō/