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Maillol Postcard - Nude woman seated, profile view

Maillol Postcard - Nude woman seated, profile view

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Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
Nude woman seated, profile view, ca. 1920
Charcoal on laid paper. H. 73; L. 98,3 cm
Paris, musée d'Orsay
© Photo Rmn-GP (musée d'Orsay) / T. Querrec
© Rmn - Grand Palais, Paris 2022

Exhibition « Aristide Maillol (1861-1944). The Quest of Harmony »
Paris, musée d'Orsay, April - July 2022
Roubaix, La Piscine, February - May 2023

Characteristics

Dimensions :
10,5 x 15 cm
Original work kept at :
Paris - Musée d'Orsay
Theme :
Nude
Maintenance :
Placer dans un endroit sec, protégées d'un étui ou pochette plastique
Artist :
Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
Art movements :
20th century, Graphic arts, Nabis
EAN :
3336728580232
Matière de l'article :
Papier
Reference :
IC200642

The artist

Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)

Aristide Maillol was born in December 1861 in Banyuls-sur-Mer and died in September 1944 in the same town at the age of 82. Passionate about art since his early childhood, he decided at the age of 15 that he would become a painter. When the young man entered the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1885, he studied under the direction of artists Jean-Paul Laurens, Gérôme and Cabanel. Aristide Maillol then opened himself to other disciplines such as tapestry and sculpture. The artist regularly exhibited several of his tapestries at the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts. Aristide Maillol was nevertheless best known as one of the most talented sculptors of his time.