(1861 - 1944)
Aristide Maillol was active/lived in France. Aristide Maillol is known for female figure sculpture, painting, woodcut illustration.
Aristide Maillol was born in Banyuls, France in 1861. Maillol's
early career was spent mainly as a tapestry designer, but he also
painted. Although he first made sculpture in 1895, it was only in
1900 that he decided to devote himself to it after serious eyestrain
made him give up tapestry. After about 1910, he was
internationally famous and received a constant flow of
commissions. With only a few exceptions he restricted himself in
his sculpture to the female nude. He took up painting again in
1939 when he returned to his birthplace, Banyuls, but apart from his
sculpture the most important works of his maturity are his book
illustrations, which helped reestablish the art of the book in the
1920s and ... Displaying 750 of 2190 characters.