DIEUDONNÉ, JACQUES AUGUSTIN *#
- Born: 1795 Died: 1873
Sculptor, of Paris, whose statue of Jesus in the Garden of Olives was bought at the Dublin Exhibition of 1852 by a committee of gentlemen and presented to BARTHOLOMEW ESMONDE for the church of St Francis Xavier in Upper Gardiner Street. The statue, which was awarded a gold medal at the Paris Salon of 1848, and signed and inscribed Dieudonné Sculpt. Paris, Medaille d'or 1 classe, 1848.(1)
(1) Maureen Ryan, 'The Church of St Francis Xavier, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin', unpublished MA thesis presented to University College Dublin, November 1994, 57-60; Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed (Yale University Press: New Haven & London, 2010), 155-6(illus.).