Rousseau, Henri - A Centenary of Independence

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A Museum Quality Print of A Centenary of Independence by Henri Rousseau for sale by Brandywine General Store. The artist finished this oil on canvas in the year 1892. The size of the original work of art is 44 by 62 inches and now resides at the J. Paul Getty Museum. This painting was Rousseau's tribute to the 100th anniversary of the First French Republic in 1792. Peasants are dancing the Farandole, a popular dance in the South of France. They are dancing around three Liberty trees with two female figures representing the 1st and 3rd Republics. He uses brilliant colors and solid forms to express the happiness of the scene symbolizing good government. The erect postures of the leaders on the right signals the solidity of the French Republic. Rousseau also celebrates the people's dreams of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity which the Eiffel Tower and the Paris World Exhibition of 1889 had made visible all over the World with this painting.

At Fine Art Prints of Distinction we painstakingly repair the original files of these old paintings and print them using premium quality inks and paper. The end result is a beautiful, archival reproduction print that will last in your home for generations and at a low cost so anyone can now have great artworks hanging in their home or business. Brandywine General Store is proud to offer for sale a Premium Fine Art Print made from the painting entitled A Centenary of Independence by Henri Rousseau.

Inventory #161 - Fine Art Prints by Famous Artists

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