Aristide Maillol

1861 - 1944

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Aristide Joseph Bonaventure Maillol (French: [mɑjɔl]; December 8, 1861 – September 27, 1944) was a French sculptor, painter, and printmaker. He began his career as a painter and developed an early interest in the decorative arts. He became primarily interested in sculpture from his early 40s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aristide Maillol has received more than 230,937 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Aristide Maillol is the 204th most popular painter (up from 221st in 2019), the 662nd most popular biography from France (up from 705th in 2019) and the 54th most popular French Painter.

Aristide Maillol is most famous for his sculptures of the female form.

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Among painters, Aristide Maillol ranks 204 out of 2,023Before him are Zdzisław Beksiński, Pisanello, Quentin Matsys, Francesco Guardi, Gerhard Richter, and Raoul Dufy. After him are Joaquín Sorolla, John William Waterhouse, Alexandre Cabanel, John Everett Millais, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Dieric Bouts.

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Among people born in 1861, Aristide Maillol ranks 17Before him are Georgy Lvov, Alfred North Whitehead, Halford Mackinder, James Naismith, Robert Bosch, and José Rizal. After him are Frederick Gowland Hopkins, Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby, H. H. Holmes, Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland, and Antoine Bourdelle. Among people deceased in 1944, Aristide Maillol ranks 32Before him are Galeazzo Ciano, Louis Renault, Henning von Tresckow, Wang Jingwei, Friedrich Olbricht, and Arthur Eddington. After him are Glenn Miller, Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, Nikolai Vatutin, Erwin von Witzleben, Gustav Bauer, and Erich Hoepner.

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In France

Among people born in France, Aristide Maillol ranks 662 out of 6,770Before him are Paul Mauriat (1925), Marie Tussaud (1761), Frédéric Bastiat (1801), René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur (1683), Raoul Dufy (1877), and Michel Eugène Chevreul (1786). After him are Hubert de Givenchy (1927), Georges Sorel (1847), Jean Nouvel (1945), Nicolas Fouquet (1615), Édouard Lalo (1823), and Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus (-90).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Aristide Maillol ranks 54Before him are Théodore Rousseau (1812), Gustave Caillebotte (1848), Maurice Utrillo (1883), Niki de Saint Phalle (1930), Maurice de Vlaminck (1876), and Raoul Dufy (1877). After him are Alexandre Cabanel (1823), Antoine-Jean Gros (1771), Pierre Bonnard (1867), Jeanne Hébuterne (1898), Simon Vouet (1590), and Charles-François Daubigny (1817).