Artist Birthdays December 1 – ÉTIENNE MAURICE FALCONET
ÉTIENNE MAURICE FALCONET (Dec 1, 1716 – Jan 4, 1791)
- Nationality: French
- Field: Sculpture
- Art Movement: Rococo
- ARTiFact: After suffering a stroke in 1783, he devoted himself solely to the revision of his writings. His best-known literary work is Reflections on Sculpture (1760), originally written for Denis Diderot‘s Encyclopédie.
- Notable Artwork (shown below): The Bather, 1757.