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Aristide Maillol

French sculptor, painter, and tapestry designer

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Maillol was a student at the ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts in Paris from 1882, and joined the Nabis group in 1894. He maintained a tapestry workshop at Banyuls-sur-Mer from 1893 to 1900. His sculptures were primarily female nudes, including "la Mediterranee" which was exhibited in the Salon d'Automne of 1905. Later in his life, Maillol also executed woodcut illustrations for books, as well as sculptural monuments and war memorials.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500001596.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Aristide Maillol:

Aristide Maillol Plate of Four Sketches (Planche aux 4 Croquis) Etching
Aristide Maillol Standing Woman Seen from the Back (Femme debout vue de dos), ca. 1924 Lithograph
Aristide Maillol Untitled, ca. 1925-1930 Lithograph printed in red-brown ink on buff laid paper
Aristide Maillol Two Nymphs of the Woodlands, 1914-1927 Woodcut printed in red ink on Asian paper, backed with tissue
Aristide Maillol Hamadryads of the Forest, 1914-1927 Woodcut printed in red ink on Asian paper, backed with tissue
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