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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 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 posters for theater, cabaret, and book ...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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Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) was a French painter and printmaker. ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Self-Portrait^! Aged 21, Woman in a Striped Dress, Paul's Sin, Dinnertime, Embroidery, + 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 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 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 domestic scenes, for which he is perhaps best known, often include his wife Marthe de Meligny. Bonnard has been described as "the most thoroughly idiosyncratic of all the great twentieth- century painters", and the unusual vantage points of his compositions rely less on traditional modes of pictorial structure than voluptuous color, poetic allusions and visual wit. Identified as a late practitioner ...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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