Émile Louis Picault

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Emile Picault
Emile Picault001.jpg
Le pêcheur by Picault, c. 1880
Born Emile Louis Picault
(1833-08-24)August 24, 1833
Paris, France
Died 1915 (aged 81-82)
France
Nationality French
Known for Sculpture

Émile Louis Picault (24 August 1833 – 1915) was a French sculptor, best known for works depicting allegorical and patriotic subjects, and mythological heroes. Picault was a very prolific artist, producing sculptures in abundance during his long career. He began to show his artwork at the Salon beginning in 1863.[1]

Works[edit]

Bronzes (Salon displayed)[edit]

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  • Le Supplice de Tantale (1867)
  • Persée délivrant Andromède (1880)
  • Le Génie du progrès et Nicolas Flamel (1885)
  • Le Cid (1886)
  • La Naissance de Pégase (1888)
  • Le Génie des sciences (1894)
  • Le Génie des arts (1895)
  • Le Livre (1896)
  • Le Drapeau "ad unum" (1898)
  • Vox progressi (1903)
  • Belléphoron (1906)

Medallions[edit]

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  • Joseph expliquant les songes du Pharaon (1888)
  • L'Agriculture (1888)

Plasters[edit]

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  • Jason (1879)
  • Andromède (1892)
  • Prométhée dérobant le feu du ciel (1894)
  • La Vaillance (1896)
  • Vertus civiques (1897)
  • Le Minerai (1902)
  • La Forge (1905)
  • Science et Industrie (1909)
  • Propter gloriam (1914)

Museum exhibitions[edit]

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Picault's work can be seen in museums in the following cities:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Kjellberg, Peter (1994). Bronzes of the 19th Century. Atglen, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. p. 542. ISBN 0-88740-629-7.