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Pierre-Étienne 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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Nannette Thelluson, by James Watson, published by  Robert Sayer, after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D40402

Nannette Thelluson

by James Watson, published by Robert Sayer, after Pierre-Étienne Falconet
mezzotint, circa 1764-1774
NPG D40402

Nannette Thelluson, by Valentine Green, sold by  Ryland and Bryer, after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D6949

Nannette Thelluson

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

Peter the Wild Boy, by Valentine Green, after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D10599

Peter the Wild Boy

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

Horace Walpole, by D.P. Pariset, after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D5426

Horace Walpole

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

William Wynne Ryland, by D.P. Pariset, after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D8405

William Wynne Ryland

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

James Granger, by D.P. Pariset, after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D13798

James Granger

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

Benjamin West, by D.P. Pariset, published by and after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D20191

Benjamin West

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

William Wynne Ryland, by D.P. Pariset, published by and after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D20298

William Wynne Ryland

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

Francis Cotes, by D.P. Pariset, sold by  Ryland and Bryer, sold by and after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D20442

Francis Cotes

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

John (John) Joshua Kirby, by D.P. Pariset, after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D20562

John (John) Joshua Kirby

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

Sir Joshua Reynolds, by D.P. Pariset, sold by  Ryland and Bryer, sold by and after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D20563

Sir Joshua Reynolds

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

Sir William Chambers, by D.P. Pariset, after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D2041

Sir William Chambers

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

Francis Hayman, by D.P. Pariset, after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D3239

Francis Hayman

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

Francis Hayman, by D.P. Pariset, after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D3240

Francis Hayman

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

James Paine the Younger, by D.P. Pariset, after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D5453

James Paine the Younger

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

George Stubbs, by D.P. Pariset, after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D6883

George Stubbs

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

George Stubbs, by D.P. Pariset, sold by  Ryland and Bryer, sold by and after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D20153

George Stubbs

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

'Mrs Green and Child' (Rupert Green; Mary Green), by Valentine Green, published by  Robert Sayer, after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D34903

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

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

'Mrs Green and Child' (Rupert Green; Mary Green), by Valentine Green, after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D34904

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

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

'Mrs Green and Child' (Rupert Green; Mary Green), by Valentine Green, published by  Robert Sayer, after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D34905

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

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

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