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EMILE EDMOND PEYNOT (FRENCH, 1850-1932)

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Emilé Edmond Peynot studied under Joffrey and Robinet, first exhibiting at the Salon des Artistes Fraçais 1873, later achieving the Grand Prix de Rome in 1880 and gold medals at the Paris Expositions Universelles in 1889 and 1900. His work is held by museums in Paris and his public commissions for public squares and monuments in Paris at the Petit Palais, the Opera-Comique, and the Lyon train station are lasting preservations of his achievements.

Further Reading and Literature:

  • Bronzes: Sculptors and Founders, Berman, vol. III, p. 601 f. 2231
  • Bronzes of the Nineteenth Century: Dictionary of Sculptors, Kjellberg, p. 540
  • Art Bronzes, Forrest, p. 481
  • E. Benezit Dictionary of Artists, Gründ, vol. X p. 1290-1