Famous Les Nabis Artists

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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 (30 November 1867 Paris – February 1936 Paris), 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 Les Nabis’ exhibitions at Le Barc de Boutteville gallery. With Vuillard and Maurice Denis he soon caught the public eye and earned the nickname ‘le Nabis journaliste’.Ibels’ images were powerful and heavily graphic, in keeping with the movement that was a generous admixture of fine art, graphic design and advertising, as seen in the lithographs and ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Paris, France

Associated periods or movements: Les Nabis

Édouard Vuillard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Les Nabis Artists
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Jean-Édouard Vuillard (French: [vɥijaʁ]; 11 November 1868 – 21 June 1940) was a French painter, decorative artist and printmaker. From 1891 through 1900, he was a prominent member of the Nabis, making paintings which assembled areas of pure color, and interior scenes, influenced by Japanese prints, where the subjects were blended into colors and patterns. He also was a decorative artist, painting theater sets, panels for interior decoration, and designing plates and stained glass. After 1900, when the Nabis broke up, he adopted a more realistic style, painting landscapes and interiors with lavish detail and vivid colors. In the 1920s and 1930s he painted portraits of prominent figures in ...more on Wikipedia

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 (French: [mɑjɔl]; December 8, 1861 – September 27, 1944) was a French sculptor, painter, and printmaker. ...more on Wikipedia

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 (French: [bɔnaʁ]; 3 October 1867 – 23 January 1947) was a French painter, illustrator, and printmaker, known especially for the stylized decorative qualities of his paintings and his bold use of color. He was a founding member of the Post-Impressionist group of avant-garde painters Les Nabis, and his early work was strongly influenced by the work of Paul Gauguin, and the prints of Hokusai and other Japanese artists. He was a leading figure in the transition from impressionism to modernism. He painted landscapes, urban scenes, portraits and intimate domestic scenes, where the backgrounds, colors and painting style usually took precedence over the subject. ...more on Wikipedia

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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