DUMONT, Augustin-Alexandre
(b. 1801, Paris, d. 1884, Paris)

François I

1837-39
Marble, height 207 cm
Musée National du Château, Versailles

During the reigns of Louis XVIII Louis Philippe, many commissions were given to various artists to execute statues of great men and women who played an important role in the history of France. These statues were placed in the Château de Versailles and in the Luxembourg Gardens in Paris.

This statue was placed on the first floor of the north wing of the Château.