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DUMONT, Augustin Alexandre (1801 - 1884), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DUMONT, Augustin Alexandre (1801 - 1884), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 4 August 1801, in Paris; died February 1884.


[not available online]Augustin Dumont entered the École des Beaux-Arts in 1818, and studied with his father Jacques-Edme Dumont and Cartellier. In 1821 he came second in the Prix de Rome, and in 1823 he took first prize. He won a first-class medal in 1831, was awarded the Légion d'Honneur in 1836, and in 1838

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