"Philippe Rousseau, Still Life, Small Oil On Panel"Small oil on wood, still life by Philippe Rousseau (1816 -1887)
Dimensions: 18 x 12.5 cm
Dimensions with frame: 38 x 24 cm
Philippe Rousseau, painter of landscape, still life and animal subjects He knows a great success with his still lifes, receives orders from the imperial court, exhibits at the Salon and has among his admirers Baron James de Rothschild and Charles Baudelaire who says of him: "Mr. Philippe Rousseau, each of whom has often noticed the colorful paintings and of brilliance, is in serious progress. He was an excellent painter, it is true; but now he looks at nature with more attention, and endeavors to give physiognomies. I saw lately, at Durand's -Ruel, ducks of M. Rousseau who were of a marvelous beauty, and who had well the manners and the gestures of the ducks "
His paintings are visibles at the Musée d'Orsay, at the Metropolitan in New York, Lyon, Munich, ...