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Thomas Vuille, born July 16, 1977 in the canton of Neuchâtel, is a Franco-Swiss artist, known for his emblematic character, M. Chat. He began painting with acrylics at the age of 15, inspired by his painter grandfather. After studying at the Institute of Visual Arts in Orléans from 1995 to 2001, Vuille created M. Chat in 1997, a joyful and caring figure representing an orange-yellow cat sporting a broad smile.


The idea for M. Chat was born during a workshop with children, where a little girl drew a cat which inspired Vuille. This cat became his emblem, and he began to paint it on the walls of Orléans, then in other cities such as Paris, London, Geneva, and New York. M. Chat quickly became a street art icon, symbolizing joy and urban optimism.


In 2003, white wings appeared on M. Chat, adding a magical dimension to his character. In 2004, director Chris Marker dedicated the TV film “Chats perchés" to him, screened at the Center Pompidou, where a gigantic M. Chat was painted for the occasion. However, in 2007, Vuille was arrested red-handed for graffiti in Orléans and received a suspended fine, an event which increased his notoriety.


Thoma Vuille's work is distinguished by its refined style, its clear lines, and its ability to adapt to different supports, from walls to trams. Mr. Cat, with his enigmatic smile, evokes the character of Lewis Carroll's "grinning cat" in "Alice in Wonderland". Vuille's art is a fusion of performance and local culture, making art accessible and interactive.


Mr. Chat has also crossed the boundaries of urban art to enter the institutional domain. Vuille has completed projects for various organizations, including hospitals and public spaces, emphasizing the importance of art as a means of communication and social connection. His works are present in many cities around the world, notably in Paris, Orléans, Rennes, New York, London, Hong Kong, and Sao Paulo.


Recognized by leaders of the street art scene like Shepard Fairey, Banksy and Space Invader, M. Chat has become a global symbol. Vuille is invited to participate in festivals and urban art events around the world, sharing his experience and inspiring a new generation of artists. In 2021, a mural in Peru, depicting Mr. Cat surrounded by his feline friends, celebrates the cultural links between Peru, France, and Switzerland.


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Sculpture, Chat Chat, M.Chat

Chat Chat

M.Chat

Sculpture - 30.5 x 36 x 11 cm Sculpture - 12 x 14.2 x 4.3 inch

$1,789

Painting, Deux chats, M.Chat

Deux chats

M.Chat

Painting - 100 x 100 x 1.5 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 0.6 inch

$8,050

Print, Ronron et chat ailé, M.Chat

Ronron et chat ailé

M.Chat

Print - 20 x 28 x 1 cm Print - 7.9 x 11 x 0.4 inch

$280

Painting, Siesta Second Twenty-Four, M.Chat

Siesta Second Twenty-Four

M.Chat

Painting - 54 x 65 x 0.5 cm Painting - 21.3 x 25.6 x 0.2 inch

$6,149 $5,842

Painting, Third flying Twenty-four, M.Chat

Third flying Twenty-four

M.Chat

Painting - 54 x 65 x 1.5 cm Painting - 21.3 x 25.6 x 0.6 inch

$6,149

Painting, Carte de l'Amérique, M.Chat

Carte de l'Amérique

M.Chat

Painting - 59.5 x 44.4 x 0.01 cm Painting - 23.4 x 17.5 x 0 inch

$2,795

Painting, Accolade sur les toits parisiens, M.Chat

Accolade sur les toits parisiens

M.Chat

Painting - 60 x 60 x 0.5 cm Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 0.2 inch

$6,149 $5,534

Painting, Flying Cats on the Road, M.Chat

Flying Cats on the Road

M.Chat

Painting - 100 x 100 x 4 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch

$8,497

Painting, Siesta Third Twenty-four, M.Chat

Siesta Third Twenty-four

M.Chat

Painting - 55 x 65 x 2 cm Painting - 21.7 x 25.6 x 0.8 inch

$6,149

Print, Estaque - Braque 1906 edition, M.Chat

Estaque - Braque 1906 edition

M.Chat

Print - 50 x 70 x 0.3 cm Print - 19.7 x 27.6 x 0.1 inch

$280

Print, M.Chat Golden, M.Chat

M.Chat Golden

M.Chat

Print - 7.5 x 8.5 x 0.2 cm Print - 3 x 3.3 x 0.1 inch

$111

Painting, Deux Chats, M.Chat

Deux Chats

M.Chat

Painting - 65 x 81 x 5 cm Painting - 25.6 x 31.9 x 2 inch

$6,596

Print, Paris verte, M.Chat

Paris verte

M.Chat

Print - 44 x 35 cm Print - 17.3 x 13.8 inch

$391

Print, Un vase de chat, M.Chat

Un vase de chat

M.Chat

Print - 50 x 50 x 10 cm Print - 19.7 x 19.7 x 3.9 inch

$4,025

Print, Rousseau By Night, M.Chat

Rousseau By Night

M.Chat

Print - 70 x 50 x 0.1 cm Print - 27.6 x 19.7 x 0 inch

$442

Print, Carte de Paris, M.Chat

Carte de Paris

M.Chat

Print - 50 x 70 x 0.1 cm Print - 19.7 x 27.6 x 0 inch

$537

Painting, Welcome Paris, M.Chat

Welcome Paris

M.Chat

Painting - 120 x 120 x 3 cm Painting - 47.2 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch

$12,186

Painting, Sans titre, M.Chat

Sans titre

M.Chat

Painting - 120 x 120 x 2 cm Painting - 47.2 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch

$9,950

Painting, La guerre de Troye, M.Chat

La guerre de Troye

M.Chat

Painting - 55 x 65 x 1 cm Painting - 21.7 x 25.6 x 0.4 inch

$5,870

Print, Collioure, M.Chat

Collioure

M.Chat

Print - 50 x 70 x 0.1 cm Print - 19.7 x 27.6 x 0 inch

$503

Print, Coffret de luxe - C'est pas le Pérou !, M.Chat

Coffret de luxe - C'est pas le Pérou !

M.Chat

Print - 25 x 25 x 5 cm Print - 9.8 x 9.8 x 2 inch

$335

Painting, Chat ailé sur la colonne, M.Chat

Chat ailé sur la colonne

M.Chat

Painting - 105 x 110 x 3 cm Painting - 41.3 x 43.3 x 1.2 inch

$10,062

Print, Lille - Le Chat et le beffroi, M.Chat

Lille - Le Chat et le beffroi

M.Chat

Print - 50 x 70 x 0.1 cm Print - 19.7 x 27.6 x 0 inch

$503

Painting, Le sens unique (M.Chat et Jérôme Mesnager), M.Chat

Le sens unique (M.Chat et Jérôme Mesnager)

M.Chat

Painting - 50 x 50 x 2.5 cm Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 1 inch

$6,708

Print, Chat Boat, M.Chat

Chat Boat

M.Chat

Print - 10 x 20.5 x 1 cm Print - 3.9 x 8.1 x 0.4 inch

$520

Print, Coffret de luxe - M.CHAT et ses maîtres, M.Chat

Coffret de luxe - M.CHAT et ses maîtres

M.Chat

Print - 25 x 25 x 3 cm Print - 9.8 x 9.8 x 1.2 inch

$190

Painting, Tiens, tiens et Filou ..., M.Chat

Tiens, tiens et Filou ...

M.Chat

Painting - 100 x 100 x 1 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 0.4 inch

$8,385

Painting, Debain - Le village, M.Chat

Debain - Le village

M.Chat

Painting - 60 x 60 x 3 cm Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch

$6,149

Painting, Sans titre (2018-2031), M.Chat

Sans titre (2018-2031)

M.Chat

Painting - 100 x 100 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

$8,050

Print, Skateboard Monsieur CHAT, M.Chat

Skateboard Monsieur CHAT

M.Chat

Print - 20 x 80 x 2 cm Print - 7.9 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

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Painting, Sieste sur container, M.Chat

Sieste sur container

M.Chat

Painting - 90 x 100 x 5 cm Painting - 35.4 x 39.4 x 2 inch

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Print, Mr Chat - Paris, M.Chat

Mr Chat - Paris

M.Chat

Print - 25 x 25 x 2 cm Print - 9.8 x 9.8 x 0.8 inch

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Print, Chats volants à Paris, M.Chat

Chats volants à Paris

M.Chat

Print - 70 x 50 cm Print - 27.6 x 19.7 inch

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Painting, Bruxelles, M.Chat

Bruxelles

M.Chat

Painting - 58 x 42 x 1 cm Painting - 22.8 x 16.5 x 0.4 inch

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Painting, Han Gang bridge Seoul, M.Chat

Han Gang bridge Seoul

M.Chat

Painting - 100 x 100 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

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Painting, Rien dis. Rien vu. Rien entendu..., M.Chat

Rien dis. Rien vu. Rien entendu...

M.Chat

Painting - 48 x 68 x 1 cm Painting - 18.9 x 26.8 x 0.4 inch

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Painting, Very Nice, M.Chat

Very Nice

M.Chat

Painting - 60 x 60 x 3 cm Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch

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Print, Île de la cité, M.Chat

Île de la cité

M.Chat

Print - 25 x 25 x 0.1 cm Print - 9.8 x 9.8 x 0 inch

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Painting, Paris, M.Chat

Paris

M.Chat

Painting - 100 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

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Painting, Ronron sur container, M.Chat

Ronron sur container

M.Chat

Painting - 90 x 100 x 5 cm Painting - 35.4 x 39.4 x 2 inch

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Painting, Chat vole sur container, M.Chat

Chat vole sur container

M.Chat

Painting - 90 x 100 x 5 cm Painting - 35.4 x 39.4 x 2 inch

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Painting, Accolade sur container, M.Chat

Accolade sur container

M.Chat

Painting - 90 x 100 x 5 cm Painting - 35.4 x 39.4 x 2 inch

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Print, Île de la Cité (TP 29/40), M.Chat

Île de la Cité (TP 29/40)

M.Chat

Print - 25 x 25 x 0.01 cm Print - 9.8 x 9.8 x 0 inch

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Painting, Hello Kitty, Doremon et M Chat, M.Chat

Hello Kitty, Doremon et M Chat

M.Chat

Painting - 100 x 100 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

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Painting, Hommage à Henri Matisse, M.Chat

Hommage à Henri Matisse

M.Chat

Painting - 80 x 80 x 3 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch

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Painting, Hommage à Fernand Léger, M.Chat

Hommage à Fernand Léger

M.Chat

Painting - 80 x 80 x 3 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch

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What is M.Chat’s artistic movement?
The artistic movements of the artists are: Famous Street Artists, Street Culture Animals
When was M.Chat born?
The year of birth of the artist is: 1977