American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Maillol, Aristide 1861-1944. French sculptor noted for his large, classically influenced statues of female nudes.
- n. French sculptor of monumental female nudes (1861-1944)
“It's a beautiful spot in the foothills of the Pyrenees and Maillol is buried there.”
“The introductory panel for "Pompeii: An Art of Living" at the Musée Maillol compresses 800 years of history into a few essentials: founded by Etruscans in the 7th century B.C., on a site overlooking the Gulf of Naples, the city was conquered by Greeks, Samnites and, finally, in 80 B.C., by Rome.”
“A friend of her father's spotted her at a party and told the sculptor, I have met a girl who is a living Maillol.”
“Dina Vierny was 15 when she began modeling for Aristide Maillol.”
“I didn't know much about Aristide Maillol until I visited Banyuls last spring and made the hike up to his beautiful home.”
“Together with the Maillol Virgil, this is one of the most ambitious and successful books of the Cranach Press, with a fine harmony between the type page and the illustration.”
“One of 300 numbered copies on handmade hemp fibre and linen Maillol/Kessler paper (from a total edition of 322 copies), this being copy number sixty-two.”
“For another example of successful outdoor placement of sculptures, you may want to go to the Getty Center to see the splendid female nude by Maillol, floating majestically above the steps leading to the museum's entrance.”
“Treasures of the Medicis, Botticelli to Galileo" at the Mus é e Maillol offers a fascinating glimpse into their world, with some 150 works — an "infinitesimal part" of their riches, as the show's catalog notes.”
“Like everyone else, they've got an eye on Carrer d'Aristides Maillol, Barcelona.”
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