maquette definition

  • noun:
    • A usually tiny type of an intended work, such as for instance a sculpture or bit of architecture.
    • an initial model or design found in planning for making a sculpture
    • the very first sketch, in wax or clay, from where a work in sculpture is elaborated. Wax maquettes are often used by painters in organizing compositions.

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