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Emile Louis Picault

 (1833 - 1915)
Emile Louis Picault was active/lived in France.  Emile Picault is known for allegory, mythology and patriotic subject sculpture.

Emile Louis Picault

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A French late 19th and early 20th Century figure sculptor, he is best known for his allegory, mythology and patriotic subjects.  Among his works are:

Bronze Sculpture
    •    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)

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

    •    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)

    •    Chambéry (Le Semeur d'idées, 45 cm)
    •    Clermont-Ferrand (Hébé, 93 cm)
    •    Maubeuge (Le devoir, Honor patria, 45 cm)
    •    Troyes (La famille, joies et peines)


Biography from Agra Art S.A.
Émile Louis Picault was a remarkable French sculptor and medalist.  Picault studied at Fine Arts Academy in Paris.  He was a pupil of V. Royer.  He came out on Paris Salon in 1863 and he was going on with exhibitions until 1909 constantly.  His art was connected to mythological characters. 

He was an author of many monuments and architectural details, especially in Paris.  His works occur in numerous museums of Paris, Clermont-Ferrand, Toulouse, Chambery, New York and Bruxelles; also in private collections, especially in USA.

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About  Emile Louis Picault

Born:  1833
Died:   1915
Known for:  allegory, mythology and patriotic subject sculpture