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From the Douanier Rousseau to Séraphine: The Great Naive Masters

Musée Maillol, Paris


This broad survey of ‘naive’ artists includes celebrated painters such as Henri ‘Le Douanier’ Rousseau and Séraphine Louis, whom the critic Wilhelm Uhde dubbed ‘modern primitives’ for their untutored and idiosyncratic paintings, as well as work by less well-known artists such as Camille Bombois and Dominique Peyronnet. Find out more from the Musée Maillol’s website.

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Mimosas (n.d.), Séraphine Louis.

Mimosas (n.d.), Séraphine Louis. Coll. Musée d’Art naïf et d’Arts singuliers, Laval Cliché, Ville de Laval

The Styx (1939), André Bauchant.

The Styx (1939), André Bauchant. © Adagp, Paris, 2019

Portrait of Paul Léautaud and his cats (1953), Ferdinand Desnos. © Adagp, Paris, 2019

The Girl with the Doll

The Girl with the Doll (1925), Camille Bombois. © Adagp, Paris, 2019

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