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DUMONT, Jacques Edme (1761 - 1844), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DUMONT, Jacques Edme (1761 - 1844), Sculptor

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 10 April 1761, in Paris; died 21 February 1844, in Paris.

Sculptor. History painting, allegorical subjects. Busts, statues.

Jacques Edme Dumont was the pupil of Pajou. In 1783 he won the second Prix de Rome, and later took first prize in 1788 with his Death of Tarquin. He was awarded three prizes in the national competitions of

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