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The National Gallery of Art Collection

Henri Rousseau: Jungles In Paris (#151)

Rousseau is best known for his jungle landscapes that depict a seductive and terrifying world. The program considers them in the context of France's fascination with the exotic during the nation's colonial expansion in the late nineteenth century. [37 minutes] Closed Captioning

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