Edme Dumont "Milon de Crotone", important sculpture bronze 74cm, 19th century


  • Creator / Artist / Designer:Edme Dumont ( 1720 - 1775 )
  • Signature / Monogram:yes
  • Period:19th Century  
  • Price:Sold

  • Country of Origin:France
  • Dimensions (H x W x D):74cm x 48cm x 38cm
  • Weight:60 Kg
  • Number of components: 1
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Style:ClassicismRéalism
  • Materials:Bronz



Imposing green patinated bronze sculpture representing a naked man in the effort "Milon de Crotonbe", made in the 19th century, after the 18th century sculptor Edmé Dumont.

Signed and in perfect condition.

Biography:

Edmé Dumont receives his first lessons from his father François Dumont and is admitted to the Academy in 1768, with his reception piece Milon de Crotone. He marries Marie Berthault who gives him a son, the sculptor Jacques-Edme Dumont.

He was domiciled at the Louvre Palace.

works:

- Paris, musée du Louvre: Milon of Crotone, 1768, marble

- Fronton of the Hotel de la Monnaie, at the end of the public court: L'Experience et La Vigilance, 1770