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Small notebook Aristide Maillol - Mediterranean

Small notebook Aristide Maillol - Mediterranean

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This notebook was published for the exhibition "Aristide Maillol (1861-1944). The quest for harmony" at the Musée d'Orsay from 12 April to 21 August 2022.

Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
Mediterranean, 1905 (plaster model), 1923-1927 (marble)
Marble. H. 110,5; L. 117,5; D. 68,5 cm
Paris, musée d'Orsay ...
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Characteristics

Dimensions :
10 x 16 cm
Original work kept at :
Paris - Musée d'Orsay
Themes :
Portrait, Sculpture, Women
Material of the original work :
papier
Artist :
Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
Art movements :
20th century, Nabis
EAN :
3336729203819
Matière de l'article :
Papier
Reference :
IP161262

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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.