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Tunisian Merchant

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Bronze, gilt
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES 1883
    DIMENSIONS Height: 26 3/16 in. (66.5 cm) Base (Diam): 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS E Peynot Salon, 1883.
    ACCESSION NUMBER 41.980.22
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William E. S. Griswold in memory of her father, John Sloane
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION On display with title "Arab Cleaning Rifle" Seated figure of an Arab cleaning a gun, resting on his knees is a brass plate, containing two swords; figure seated on rectangular plinth supported by a circular brass base. Condition: Good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Emile-Edouard Peynot (French, 1850–1932). Tunisian Merchant, 1883. Bronze, gilt, Height: 26 3/16 in. (66.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William E. S. Griswold in memory of her father, John Sloane, 41.980.22. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 45.96_10.201_10.209_41.980.22_PS9_.jpg)
    IMAGE group, 45.96_10.201_10.209_41.980.22_PS9_.jpg., 2018
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    Emile-Edouard Peynot (French, 1850–1932). <em>Tunisian Merchant</em>, 1883. Bronze, gilt, Height: 26 3/16 in. (66.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William E. S. Griswold in memory of her father, John Sloane, 41.980.22. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 45.96_10.201_10.209_41.980.22_PS9_.jpg)