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DUMONT, François (1688 - 1726), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DUMONT, François (1688 - 1726), Sculptor

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1688, in Paris; died 14 December 1726.


François Dumont was the son and pupil of Pierre Dumont. He married Coypel's sister and entered the Académie in 1712 with a Titan Struck Down, a marble now in the Louvre. His works include: at the church of St-Sulpice, on the outside, two groups of children; inside: St John, St Joseph, St Peter and

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