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Pierre-Etienne Falconet (1741-1791), Portrait painter

Artist associated with 34 portraits
Parisian-born Falconet moved to London in around 1765 to train with Sir Joshua Reynolds. He was a member of the Incorporated Society of Artists, and contributed forty pictures to their exhibitions from 1767 to 1773. Falconet is best known for a set of portraits of eminent artists that he produced in 1768-9. Drawn in profile in black lead, with a slight tint of colour on the cheeks, they include portraits of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Sir William Chambers, Francis Cotes, George Stubbs and many others.

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D6949

Nannette Thelluson

by Valentine Green, sold by Ryland and Bryer, after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
mezzotint, circa 1765-1780
NPG D6949

D10599

Peter the Wild Boy

by Valentine Green, after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
mezzotint, (1767)
NPG D10599

D5426

Horace Walpole

by D.P. Pariset, after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
stipple engraving, (1768)
NPG D5426

D8405

William Wynne Ryland

by D.P. Pariset, after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
stipple engraving, circa 1768-1769
NPG D8405

D13798

James Granger

by D.P. Pariset, after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
stipple engraving, (1768)
NPG D13798

D20191

Benjamin West

by D.P. Pariset, published by and after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
stipple engraving, 1768
NPG D20191

D20298

William Wynne Ryland

by D.P. Pariset, published by and after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
stipple engraving, circa 1768-1769
NPG D20298

D20442

Francis Cotes

by D.P. Pariset, sold by Ryland and Bryer, sold by and after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
stipple engraving, (1768)
NPG D20442

D20562

John (John) Joshua Kirby

by D.P. Pariset, after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
stipple engraving, 1768
NPG D20562

D20563

Sir Joshua Reynolds

by D.P. Pariset, sold by Ryland and Bryer, sold by and after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
stipple engraving, (1768)
NPG D20563

D2041

Sir William Chambers

by D.P. Pariset, after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
stipple engraving, (1769)
NPG D2041

D3239

Francis Hayman

by D.P. Pariset, after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
stipple engraving, 1769
NPG D3239

D3240

Francis Hayman

by D.P. Pariset, after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
stipple engraving, 1769
NPG D3240

D5453

James Paine the Younger

by D.P. Pariset, after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
stipple engraving, (1769)
NPG D5453

D6883

George Stubbs

by D.P. Pariset, after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
stipple engraving, (1769)
NPG D6883

D20153

George Stubbs

by D.P. Pariset, sold by Ryland and Bryer, sold by and after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
stipple engraving, (1769)
NPG D20153

D34903

'Mrs Green and Child' (Rupert Green; Mary Green)

by Valentine Green, published by Robert Sayer, after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
mezzotint, published 16 October 1770
NPG D34903

D34904

'Mrs Green and Child' (Rupert Green; Mary Green)

by Valentine Green, after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
mezzotint, published 16 October 1770
NPG D34904

D34905

'Mrs Green and Child' (Rupert Green; Mary Green)

by Valentine Green, published by Robert Sayer, after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
mezzotint, published 16 October 1770
NPG D34905

D875

Miss Brown

by Valentine Green, after Pierre-Etienne Falconet
mezzotint, late 18th century
NPG D875