Émile Edmund Peynot (November 22, 1850 – December 12, 1932) was a prominent French Artist and sculptor.
Peynot was born in Villeneuve-sur-Yonne, Burgundy. He became well-known following his Grand Prize at the Prix de Rome sculpture competition in 1880, and a left a legacy of numerous monuments and reliefs in France as well as Argentina. He died in Paris in 1932.
- Marianne, Place Carnot, Lyon.
- Monument to Henri Schneider, Le Creusot.
- Monument to François-Louis Français, Plombières-les-Bains, Vosges.
- Marchand Tunisien ("Tunisian Mechant"), portraying an Arab merchant cleaning his weapon.
- La Aurora ("The Twilight"), Parque Centenario, Buenos Aires.
- Ofrenda Floral a Sarmiento ("Flowers for Sarmiento"), Palermo Rose Garden, Buenos Aires.