Émile Peynot

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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,[1] and a left a legacy of numerous monuments and reliefs in France as well as Argentina and Ecuador. He died in Paris in 1932.

Famous works[edit]

François-Louis Français, Plombières-les-Bains
Marianne, Place Carnot, Lyon
Shield of the City of Paris, Petit Palais
Monument to Domingo Sarmiento, Buenos Aires

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