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Maurice DUMONT

1869 Coutances – 1899 Avranches


Woman holding a head – 1894


Lithograph on chine volant. With the blind stamp of Ed.Sagot Editeur, Paris (Lugt 2254).  Size of sheet: 31.5 x 22.8 cm. A.Bonafous-Murat 19. 


This is plate III from the suite of 7 lithographs “La Dame Inexorable”. La Dame

inexorable depicts phases of death and dying.



Maurice Dumont: Woman holding a head

  • In 1894 Maurice Dumont became director of L’Epreuve, a periodical featuring avant-garde Symbolist art and literature, and began printmaking. He achieved renown primarily for this series of seven Symbolist lithographs reflecting the influence of Odilon Redon, Felicien Rops, and Maurice Denis.

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