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François Dumont (1751 - 1831)
  • Place of Birth: Lunéville, France
  • Place of Death: Paris, France
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Born at Lunéville, his first master was Jean Girardet at Nancy; he went to Paris in 1769 where he soon achieved a great success. He visited Rome in 1784, was made an associate of the French Academy in 1788, and was accorded an apartment by Louis XVI in the Louvre. He died in Paris.