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Maquette

A scale model or rough draft of an unfinished sculpture. An equivalent term is bozzetto, from the Italian word that means 'sketch'. A maquette is used to visualize and test forms and ideas without incurring the expense and effort of producing a full-scale piece.

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Model for a Fountain

Model for a Fountain

Antoine Pevsner1920
Maquette of a Monument Symbolising the Liberation of the Spirit

Maquette of a Monument Symbolising the Liberation of the Spirit

Antoine Pevsner1952

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