Émile Guillemin

French sculptor

Émile Coriolan Hippolyte Guillemin (16 October 1841 – 1907) was a French sculptor of the Belle Époque. He worked in bronze.[2]:103 He studied under his father, the painter Auguste Guillemin, and under Jean-Jules Salmson [fr].[1] He showed work at the Salon of Paris from 1870 to 1899, and in 1897 received an honourable mention at Musée du Louvre de Paris.[1][2]:103

Émile Guillemin
Émile-Coriolan Hippolyte Guillemin

16 October 1841[1]
EducationÉmile Auguste Marie Guillemin, Jean-Jules Salmson
Known forBronze sculpture
MovementOrientalism, Islamic Art

His equestrian sculpture, Cavalier Arabe is signed both by him and by Alfred Barye[3]:370


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Guillemin, Émile Coriolan Hippolyte. Benezit Dictionary of Artists. Oxford Art Online. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Accessed January 2016. (subscription required)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Stéphane Richemond, Denise Grouard (2008). Les orientalistes: dictionnaire des sculpteurs, XIXe-XXe siècles (in French). Paris: Les Éditions de l'Amateur. ISBN 9782859174842.
  3. Pierre Kjellberg; Kate D. Loftus, Alison Levie, Leslie Bockol (translators) (1994). Bronzes of the 19th Century: Dictionary of Sculptors. Atglen, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing. ISBN 9780887406294.

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