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DUMONT, François, the Elder (1751 - 1831), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DUMONT, François, the Elder (1751 - 1831), Painter

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 7 January 1751, in Lunéville; died 27 August 1831, in Paris.

Painter. History painting, portraits. Miniatures.

François Dumont the Elder was the son of Toussaint Dumont and the pupil of Girardet. In 1788 he was elected to the Académie and was admitted as an academician in the same year. He exhibited at the Salon from 1789 to 1830.

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