La guerre, ou La chevauchée de la discorde

La guerre, ou La chevauchée de la discorde (“War, or the Ride of Discord”) — Henri Rousseau, 1894

Ah, this guy. A self-taught artist who only started seriously painting at age 40 and quit his job at age 49 to paint full-time, he definitely had a style of his own. His contemporaries (both critics and other artists) mostly made fun of him, but he did gain a small following, and folks like Picasso, Sylvia Plath, and the Surrealists later praised him as an avant-garde genius.

15 May 2022

  • Camera: ILCE-7M3
  • Aperture: f/2.8
  • Focal length: 28mm
  • ISO: 1000
  • Shutter: 1/30 s

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