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FALCONET, Étienne Maurice (1716 - 1791), Sculptor, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FALCONET, Étienne Maurice (1716 - 1791), Sculptor, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1 December 1716, in Paris; died 24 January 1791, in Paris.

Sculptor, draughtsman. Allegorical subjects, nudes. Groups, statues, statuettes.

Étienne Maurice Falconet may be considered as one of the masters of French Neo-Classical sculpture in the 18th century. A pupil of Lemoyne, he was recognised quite quickly, as the date on which he was elected to the Académie (29

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