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Aristide Maillol

Aristide MaillolAKA Aristide Joseph Bonaventure Maillol

Born: 8-Apr-1861
Birthplace: Banyuls-sur-Mer, France
Died: 27-Sep-1944
Location of death: Banyuls-sur-Mer, France
Cause of death: Accident - Automobile

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sculptor

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Sculptor of the female nude

Originally a painter in the Symbolist mode of Paul Gauguin, Maillol began to study tapestry in 1892. Blindness brought on by this work led him to turn to sculpture in 1898.

Father: Raphäel Maillol (b. 1820)
Mother: Catherine Maillol (b. 1831)
Wife: Clotilde (b. 1874, m.July-1896)
Son: Lucian (b. Oct-1896)

    University: Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France (1885-93)
    University: Ecole des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France

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    Risk Factors: Blindness, Arthritis

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