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Claudius Marioton (French, 1844-1919)

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Claudius Marioton was born in Paris in 1844, brother of fellow sculptor Eugéne Marioton (French, 1854-1933), and studied under Dumont at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Exhibiting extensively at the Paris Salon, he was awarded honorable mention in 1879, a third-class medal in 1883, second class in 1885, silver medal at the Expositions Universelle of 1889 and finally gold medal at Expositions Universelle in 1890. He was awarded with the prestigious Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur in 1895 and died in Paris in 1919.

Literature: 

  • E. Benezit Dictionary of Artists, Gründ, 2006, vol. IX, p. 295
  • Bronzes of the Nineteenth Century: Dictionary of Artists, Kjellberg, 1994, p. 457-58
  • Bronzes: Founders and Sculptors, Vol. III, Berman, 1978, p. 674, f. 2484