2 July 2008
Henri Émilien Rousseau (French, 1875-1933)
Arab horsemen in the desert
signed 'Henri Rousseau' (lower left)
oil on canvas
18 1/8 x 21 5/8 in. (46 x 54.9 cm.)
Painted circa 1920.
with Galerie Brame & Lorenceau, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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