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Dumaige, Etienne Henry

Dumaige, Etienne Henry

 

Artist name Dumaige, Etienne Henry
Sex: m
Artist occupation: sculptor
Geographical data: France
State: France
Date of birth: 1830.03.30
Place of birth: Paris
Date of death: 1888.03.31
Place of death: St-Gilles-Croix-de-Vié
Place(s) cited: Paris; Tours


Dumaige studied sculpture under Féuchère and Dumont. He exhibited his sculptures depicting groups, statues, and busts at the Salon from 1863-1886. He is most well known for his statuettes of dancers. . He sculpted a large number of busts, groups and statuettes in marble, plaster and bronze, including statuettes of Desmoulins and Rabelais.

In 1864 he exhibited a group in bronze entitled " L'âge d'or", a statue in bronze, "Hero", in 1864, "Retour des champs" in 1866, a marble bust of Moliere in 1872, a statuette entitled Francois Rabelais in terracotta in 1873, a statue in marble for the city hall in Tours in 1880, "Camille Desmoulins" in plaster 1882, and "Patrie", a bronze in 1886. Different works were cast in bronze, in particular, dancers, as well as works entitled, Salome, and Esmeralda, and also a grenadier of 1792 entitled Après les combat, a reduction of Camille Desmoulins.

References

Bellier de la Chavignerie, E. & L. Auvray. Dictionnaire général des artistes de l'école française (Bellier-Auvray) (1887) 5 v.
Lami, S. Dictionnaire des Sculpteurs de l'école française (1921) 8 v.
Mallett, D. Mallett's index of artists: international and biographical (1935) Supplement (1940)
Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon Der Bildenden Künstler Von Der Antike Bis Zur Gegenwart,
MacKay, J. A dictionary of Western Sculptors in Bronze, 1976
Busse, J. Internationales Handbuch aller Maler und Bildhauer des 19. Jahrhunderts (Busse-Verzeichnis) (1977)
Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication; La Sculpture Française au XIXe Siecle, 1986. Berman, H. Bronzes- Sculptors and Founders, 1987
Forrest, M., Art Bronzes, 1988
Kjellberg, P. Bronzes of the 19th Century, A Dictionary of Sculptors, 1992
Bénézit, E. Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs, Gründ, 1999.
Davenport, Ray; Davenport's Art Reference, 2001

Citations

Rich. D'Art, Paris, Mon.civ.III 18;Prov. Musee. Civ.V 382-3. Chronicle des Arts 1888 p.109 Salon Catalog


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