Ernest Damé (1845-1920) Born in Saint-Florentin, France.Damé was a renowned Parisian sculptor. He was a student of Lequesne-Cavelier and Guillaume. He started in Le Salon Des Artistes Francais and from there he would regularly participate in expositions. Recognized monuments throughout France have been known to have been done by him including the statue of Claude Chappe located on the Boulevard Saint -Germain another of Victor Jacquemont located at the L’Hotel de Ville de Paris. Also, ‘Raphael’ which can be found at the square de la Guillotiere in Lyon. Currently the Museum de Lyon has the sculpture of Cephale et Procris which Ernest Damé obtained the second place medal in 1875. In 1889 and also in 1900, he obtained the bronze medal at the Universal Éxposition in Paris.