Pierre-Maximilien Delafontaine

Name
Pierre-Maximilien Delafontaine
Date of birth
1777
Place of birth
Paris/France
Date of death
01 Dec 1860
Place of death
Paris/France
Nationality
French
Biography
Pierre-Maximilien Delafontaine (1777 – 1 December 1860) was a French painter. After a long illness he re-established himself as a bronze sculptor.
He was born in Paris to Jean-Baptiste-Maximilien Delafontaine and Marie-Louise de La Brière. He studied under Jacques-Louis David. He exhibited at the Paris Salons 1798 and 1799. According to the Salon catalogues, he lived at 123 rue Saint-Honoré, in the Hôtel d'Aligre. On 23 June 1800 he married Émilie-Claude Herbillon from the Pont-sur-Seine. He died in Paris.