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Eugene Marioton (French, 1857-1933)

Eugéne Marioton was born in Paris on April 7th of 1857, brother to the likewise famous sculptor Claudius Marioton. They enjoyed strong reputations and careers, Eugéne’s stretching over a fifty year period with exhibitions starting at the Paris Salon in 1882 and continuing through 1922. He studied under Dumont, Thomas and Bonnassieux. Much of his work was cast by the E. Colin and Siot-Decauville foundries, both prolific and highly skilled firms. 

Further Reading and Literature:

  • Bronzes of the Nineteenth Century: Dictionary of Sculptors, Kjellberg, p. 458; pictured is the 83 cm edition of La Danse, noted with E. Colin foundry mark
  • Art Bronzes, Forrest, p. 479