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Adobe Ceramic maquette model of a tower. Dated 13th century BC. Excavated at Chogha Zanbil, Iran.
Adobe Ceramic maquette model of a tower. Dated 13th century BC. Excavated at Chogha Zanbil, Iran.

A maquette (French word for scale model, sometimes referred to by the Italian name bozzetto) is a small scale model for a finished sculpture or architectural work. It is used to visualise and test shapes and ideas without incurring the cost and effort of producing a full scale product. It is the analogue of the painter's cartoon or sketch. For commissioned sculptures, especially monumental public sculptures, a maquette may be used to show the client how the finished work will fit in the proposed site. The term may also refer to a prototype for a video game or any other type of prototype. Image File history File linksMetadata Maquette_ancient_iran. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Maquette_ancient_iran. ... This bronze ritual wine vessel, dating from the Shang Dynasty in the 13th century BC, is housed at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution. ... A model of the current Chogha Zanbil ziggurat, showing the other buildings in the vicinity of the main structure. ... A scale model of the Tower of London. ... A scale model of the Tower of London. ... A sculpture is a three-dimensional object, which for the purposes of this article is man-made and selected for special recognition as art. ... Section of the dome of Florence Cathedral. ... Painting by Rembrandt self-portrait Detail from Las Meninas by Diego Velazquez, in which the painter portrayed himself at work For the computer graphics program, see Corel Painter. ... A cartoon is any of several forms of illustrations with varied meanings that evolved from its original meaning. ... Sketches of a lion 1980 pen and china ink on paper by Frans Koppelaar A sketch is a rapidly executed freehand drawing that is not intended as a finished work, often consisting of a multitude of overlapping lines. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with prototyping. ... Namcos Pac-Man was a hit, and became a universal phenomenon. ...


These works in progress can be at least as much sought after as completed works by highly regarded artists, showing the process of developing an idea. Gian Lorenzo Bernini, a sculptor from the Baroque period, made his bozzetti from wax or baked terracotta to show his patrons how the final piece was intended to look. Eleven of these bozzetti were displayed in an exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago in 2004.[1] Some museums specialise in collections of maquettes, such as the Museo dei Bozzetti in Pietrasanta, Italy. Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini (Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini; December 7, 1598 – November 28, 1680) was a pre-eminent Baroque sculptor and architect of 17th century Rome. ... Adoration, by Peter Paul Rubens. ... candle wax This page is about the substance. ... Terra cotta is a hard semifired waterproof ceramic clay used in pottery and building construction. ... The Art Institute of Chicago is a fine art museum located in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Louvre Museum in Paris, one of the largest and most famous museums in the world. ... Pietrasanta is a town on the coast of northern Tuscany in Italy. ...


References

  1. ^ Cassidy, Victor M. artnet. 2004. "Chicago Report". Accessed 22 August 2006.

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