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ID: 500115285
 
Record Type: Person
Falconet, Etienne-Maurice (French sculptor and author, 1716-1791)

Note: Rococo sculptor known for his gently erotic figures. Many works were reproduced in porcelain by the Sèvres factory while he was director. His masterpiece is the equestrian statue of Peter the Great in St. Petersburg. He was also a noteworthy and prolific writer.

Names:
Falconet, Etienne-Maurice (preferred,V)
Etienne-Maurice Falconet (V,display)
Falconet, Étienne Maurice (V)
Falconet, Etienne Maurice (V,index)
Faconet, Étienne-Maurice (V)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)
Parisian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
author
director (administrator)  ....  director of the Sèvres factory, 1757-1766
designer
writer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1766 - 1778  Sèvres (Hauts-de-Seine department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
active:   Russia (Asia) (nation)
active:   Hague, The (South Holland, Netherlands) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
apprentice was ....  Gautier, Gerard  
..........................  (French sculptor 1723-1795) [500052716]
employee of ....  Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory  
....................  (French porcelain manufactory, active from 1756 to the present) [500054661]
member of ....  Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture  
................  (French fine arts academy, 1648-1793) [500115631]
parent of ....  Falconet, Pierre Etienne  
................  (French draftsman and engraver, 1741-1791) [500029608]
predecessor of ....  Boizot, Simon-Louis  
..........................  (French sculptor, 1743-1809) [500002158]
student of ....  Lemoyne, Jean-Baptiste, the younger  
..................  (French sculptor, 1704-1778) [500015004]
teacher of ....  Lecomte, Félix  
..................  (French sculptor, 1737-1817) [500026059]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Falconet, Etienne-Maurice (I)

Biographies:
(French sculptor and author, 1716-1791) ..... [VP Preferred]
(French sculptor, 1716-1791) ..... [BHA]
(French sculptor, 1716-1791) ..... [GRLPSC]
(French sculptor, 1716-1791) ..... [Grove Art]
(French artist, 1716-1791) ..... [PROV]

Sources and Contributors:
Etienne-Maurice Falconet ........ [VP]
...................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Faconet, Étienne-Maurice ........ [VP]
..................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Falconet, Étienne Maurice ........ [GRLPSC Preferred]
..................................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
Falconet, Etienne Maurice ........ [BHA Preferred, VP]
...................................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
...................................................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 175
Falconet, Etienne-Maurice ........ [Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred, PROV Preferred]
.....................................................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
.....................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.....................................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRLPSC, Grove Art, JPGM, PROV, VP]
....................  AKL
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 175
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
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