Falconet, Pierre-Étienne [Peter]
- L. H. Cust
- , revised by Tina Fiske
Falconet, Pierre-Étienne [Peter] (1741–1791), portrait painter, was born in Paris on 8 October 1741, the son of Étienne-Maurice Falconet (1716–1791), sculptor to Catherine II of Russia. He probably underwent some training in the French Academy of Art, but his father, who was on personal terms with ...