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List of famous Les Nabis artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Les Nabis movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Les Nabis period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You can use this list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to. List includes Paul Sérusier, Maxime Dethomas and more. (15 items)
Henri-Gabriel Ibels is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Les Nabis Artists
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Henri-Gabriel Ibels


Henri-Gabriel Ibels, was a French illustrator, printmaker, painter and author. He studied at the Académie Julian with Pierre Bonnard and Édouard Vuillard and was a member of Les Nabis from its 1889 founding. Other members were Gauguin, Utrillo, Félix Vallotton and Émile Bernard. Ibels took part in ...more

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Birthplace: Paris, France

Associated periods or movements: Les Nabis

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Édouard Vuillard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Les Nabis Artists
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Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) was a French painter and printmaker. ...more

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Artworks: Self-Portrait, Aged 21, Woman in a Striped Dress, Paul's Sin Dinnertime, + more

Birthplace: Cuiseaux, France

Associated periods or movements: Les Nabis

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking

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Aristide Maillol is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Les Nabis Artists
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Aristide Joseph Bonaventure Maillol was a French sculptor, painter, and printmaker. ...more

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Artworks: The Mediterranean (Musée d'Orsay) I, The Mediterranean (Musée d'Orsay) II, The Mediterranean (MOMA), The Mediterranean (Am Römerholz) Pomona Vetue, + more

Birthplace: Banyuls-sur-Mer, France

Associated periods or movements: Les Nabis

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting

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Pierre Bonnard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Les Nabis Artists
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Pierre Bonnard was a French painter and printmaker, as well as a founding member of the Post-Impressionist group of avant-garde painters Les Nabis. Bonnard preferred to work from memory, using drawings as a reference, and his paintings are often characterized by a dreamlike quality. The intimate ...more

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Artworks: Sunlight at Vernon, The Letter, Two Dogs in a Deserted Street, Self-Portrait Femme aux bas blancs (Woman with White Stockings), + more

Birthplace: Fontenay-aux-Roses, France

Associated periods or movements: Les Nabis

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting

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Paul Sérusier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Les Nabis Artists
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Paul Sérusier was a French painter who was a pioneer of abstract art and an inspiration for the avant-garde Nabis movement, Synthetism and Cloisonnism. ...more

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Artworks: La Grammaire, Portrait of Paul Ranson Wearing Nabic Costume, Paysage, Landscape at Le Pouldu Bretons in the Forest of Huelgoat, + more

Birthplace: Paris, France

Associated periods or movements: Post-Impressionism, Les Nabis

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting

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Félix Vallotton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Les Nabis Artists
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Félix Edouard Vallotton was a Swiss/French painter and printmaker associated with Les Nabis. He was an important figure in the development of the modern woodcut. ...more

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Birthplace: Lausanne, Switzerland

Associated periods or movements: Les Nabis

Nationality: Switzerland

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Maurice Denis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Les Nabis Artists
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Maurice Denis was a French painter and writer, and a member of the Symbolist and Les Nabis movements. His theories contributed to the foundations of cubism, fauvism, and abstract art. ...more

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Artworks: Homage to Cézanne, The Muses

Birthplace: Granville, France

Associated periods or movements: Les Nabis

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting

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Paul Ranson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Les Nabis Artists
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Paul Ranson was a French painter and writer. Paul-Elie Ranson was born in Limoges and studied at the École des Arts Décoratifs there before moving to Paris and transferring to the Académie Julian in 1886. There he met Paul Sérusier in 1888. Subsequently from 1890 he became a member and a creative ...more

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Artworks: Nabis Landscape, Digitales, Vines, Christ and Buddha Three Beeches

Birthplace: Limoges, France

Associated periods or movements: Les Nabis

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting

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