Madame Arnulfi's first journeyman and eventually second husband, Grenouille's supervisor. He thinks highly of himself and as such Grenouille allows him to think that he's a superior perfumer to Grenouille. He stinks often of sex and enjoys a great deal of wine, leaving most of the work to Grenouille. He's arrested and executed in place of Grenouille for the murders of the 24 village girls and Laure Richie.
Dominique Druot Character Timeline in Perfume
The timeline below shows where the character Dominique Druot appears in Perfume. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 3, Chapter 36
...stirred under, their scent becomes impregnated in the oil. While the work is very hard, Druot never helps stir. Grenouille is fascinated by the process and doesn't object to the arrangement. (full context)
Part 3, Chapter 37
...allows him to notice when oil is overheated, for example. Occasionally he suggests this to Druot, who sees that Grenouille is respectful of his power of first journeyman and often correct... (full context)
Part 3, Chapter 38
Part 3, Chapter 39
Part 3, Chapter 44
...noon and steps outside. Smelling the air, he knows Laure is gone and panics momentarily. Druot returns from lunch and mentions in passing that Richis and his daughter left for Grenoble... (full context)
Part 3, Chapter 50