Maillol, Aristide Joseph Bonaventure
1861 - Born on April 8th in Banyuls-sur-Mer, France. French painter and sculptor.
1882 - He went to Paris to study painting.
1892 - Originally a painter in the Symbolist mode of Paul Gauguin, Maillol began to study tapestry.
1896 - Married to his wife, Clotilde on July.
1898 - Blindness brought on by this work led him to turn to sculptor.
1900 - Maillol turned to sculpture, making terracotta, stone and bronzes of nude female figures in simple poses.
1944 - Died on September 27th in Banyuls-sur-Mer, France from an automobile accident.
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