Artist Birthdays December 1 – ÉTIENNE MAURICE FALCONET

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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.

Étienne Maurice Falconet. The Bather, 1757.

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