Peyrol, Hippolyte

Hippolyte Peyrol (1856-1929)

Son of sculptor and founder Hippolyte Peyrol (senior) and Juliette Bonheur, sister to Rosa and Isidore. Hippolyte studied with Isidore Bonheur  and debuted at the Salon of 1881 and exhibited there regularly. In 1883 he became a member of the Salon des Artistes Francais and won honourable mentions in 1883,1886 and 1889 as well as a First Class medal in 1894.He worked in plaster, marble and bronze.

Museums and Galleries :

Bordeaux - Boat

Paris (Museum de Petit Palais) - The Struggle

Bronze group of a Great Dane standing guard over the figure of a sleeping infant.

Signed: H. Peyrol to base with impressed Peyrol foundry mark.

Circa 1890

Reference: Benezit - Dictionary of Artists

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