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date: 18 August 2019

Falconet, Pierre-Étienne [Peter]locked

(1741–1791)
  • L. H. Cust
  • , revised by Tina Fiske

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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 ...

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