Maillot The Air L'aire Reclining Woman Statue Museum Replica Small Parastone 8.5L x 5.1HPN# MAI01
This museum-quality replica of Maillot The Air L'aire Statue is perfectly recreated in resin with grey black bronze finish, with exacting attention to detail. The woman reclines on a base with arms and legs lifted as in flight. The artist often used the female form to symbolize aspects of nature like the sea, the seasons, and even a subject as elusive as air. In 1938, the city of Toulouse in southern France commissioned Aristide Maillot to commemorate the pilots of the pioneering airmail service, l'Aeropostale, who had been killed in the line of duty.
The Air by Maillot Small Tabletop Statue replica measures 8.5 in L x 5.1 in H x 3.25 in D. It weighs 1.6 lbs. It is part of the highly collectible statue collection by Parastone of The Netherlands. It comes with a description card. Licensed replica from the Getty Museum Collection.
ABOUT MAILLOT: Aristide Maillot (1861-1944) focused almost exclusively on a single subject--the female nude. Depicting a handful of models repeatedly, Maillot used the female form to explore the way mass, volume, line and contour occupy space. Influenced by classical art, his work evokes its serenity and harmony, but his own approach to the human form opened up a new perspective in modern sculpture.
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