ADAM-SALOMON, Antoine-Samuel
(b. 1818, La Ferte-sous-Jouarre, d. 1881, Paris)

Bust of Isaac Péreire

White marble, height 77 cm
Private collection

Isaac Péreire was a prominent Jewish financier in 19th-century Paris and a bitter rival of the Rothschilds. The conglomerate that he and his brother Émile founded included the Crédit Mobilier Bank.