Sculptor of the Month: Maillol

Sculptor of the Month: Maillol

Aristide Maillol (1861-1944) was a celebrated French sculptor who began his career in painting and tapestry, taking up sculpture at the age of 40.

He became very successful during his lifetime for his large scale bronzes of classical female figures with rounded, full forms. 18 are displayed in the Tuileries Gardens, and a collection is in the Maillol Museum in Paris…