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DUMONT, Edme (1722 - 1775), Sculptor, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DUMONT, Edme (1722 - 1775), Sculptor, engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1722, in Paris; died 10 November 1775, in Paris.

Sculptor, engraver. Mythological subjects. Groups.

Edme Dumont's master was Bouchardon. In 1752 he was elected to the Académie and was admitted as an academician in 1768. He exhibited at the Salon from 1753 to 1771. He is remembered for Cephalus Contemplates the Present from Procris, a statue, Milon of

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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