However, he owed his first big successes to small sculpture. Falconet was one of the artists who formulated the new artistic ideas of the Rococo baroque, focusing mainly on figures from mythology. L'Amour menaçant, the "menacing Love" from 1757 and "La Beigneuse (the bathers)” marked together not only its artistic, but also his professional breakthrough.
Sponsored by Madame de Pompadour, Falconet was artistic director of the Porcelain Manufactory of Sevres; here, and in subsequent years, he create a series of works that make him famous far beyond the France's borders.
Etienne-Maurice Falconet$ 533,17 (468,00 EUR) $ 498,51 (437,58 EUR)
Etienne-Maurice Falconet$ 318,99 (280,00 EUR) $ 298,26 (261,80 EUR)