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Fontaine, Pierre François Léonard

Pierre François Léonard Fontaine (1762 - 1853)

Fontaine was born in Pontoise in 1762.
He was an French architect of the neoclassic. His teachers were Antoine-François Peyre Peyre le jeun and Professor J.-D. Le Roy. He was an elected member of the Academy of Fine Arts in 1782 and won the second prize of Rome in 1785.  Fontaine died in Paris in 1853.

 

Important works

Arc de Triomphe du Carrusel