- Georges Lacombe (painter)
Born to a distinguished family of
Versailles, he received his artistic training at the Académie Julianfrom the impressionists Alfred Rolland Henri Gervex. There he met Emile Bernardand Paul Sérusierin 1892, shortly afterwards becoming a member of their artist group, Les Nabis.
Like many other Nabi he spent the summers from 1888-1897 in
Brittany, some sources record that he met Bernard and Sérusier there. He became "Le Nabi sculpteur": the sculptor of the group. In fact many sources refer to him solely as sculptor.
Georges Lacombe died in
Alençon, Orneon June 29, 1916.
* Frèches-Thory, Claire, & Perucchi-Petry, Ursula, ed.: "Die Nabis: Propheten der Moderne", Kunsthaus Zürich & Grand Palais, Paris & Prestel, Munich 1993 ISBN 3791319698 (German), (French)
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