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DUMONT, the name of a family of prominent French artists. Francois Dumont (1688-1726), a sculptor, best known for his figures in the church of Saint Sulpice, Paris, was the brother of the painter Jacques Dumont,' known as "le Romain" (1701-1781), whose chief success was gained with a great allegorical composition for the Paris hotel-de-ville in 1761. Francois's son Edme (1720-1775), the latter's son Jacques Edme (1761-1844), and the last-named's son Augustin Alexander (1801-1884) were also famous sculptors.

See G. Vattier, Une Famille d'artistes (1890).

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