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Émile Louis Picault (1833–1915) was a French sculptor, best known for works depicting allegorical and patriotic subjects, and mythological heroes. His most noted sculpture is Perseus.[1]




  • 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)

Museum exhibitions

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

In popular culture

  • In "Flight of the Chum", a 2010 second season episode of the American reality television series Pawn Stars, a customer brings in a version of Picault's Pegasus, insisting it is the 1888 original, but is told that it is not the original statue.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Flight of the Chum"; Pawn Stars; History Channel; Premiered March 8, 2010


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