Pierre Auguste Cot Biography | Oil Painting Reproductions
2-17-1837 Bédarieux, FRA – 8-2-1883 Paris, FRA
Pierre Auguste Cot studied at Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Toulouse before going to Paris. There, he studied under the famous Leon Cogniet, Alexandre Cabanel, and William-Adolphe Bouguereau. He had a successful debut in 1863 at the Salon exhibiting with his artwork, and a few years later his popularity grew.
Pierre Auguste Cot enjoyed the support of the academic sculptor Francisque Duret, whose daughter he married, and of Bouguereau, with whom he had also worked. Bouguereau painted a portrait of Cot's daughter, Gabrielle and made a gift of the painting Gabrielle's grandmother. Cot's art won various prizes and medals, and in 1874 was made Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.
Pierre Auguste Cot created several works of enduring fame, including Le Printemps, featuring two young lovers sitting upon a swing, and The Storm on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Cot also was renowned for his portraits, which made up the dominant of his work. Cot also was renowned for his portraits, which made up the majority of his work.
Art Movement: Academic.
Artists Influencing Pierre Cot: Leon Cogniet, Alexandre Cabanel, William-Adolphe Bouguereau.
Painters Pierre Auguste CotInfluenced: Anna Klumpke, Ellen Dale Hale.
Artist's Biography compiled by Albert L. Mansour at The World's Artist, with text adapted from Wikipedia.
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