Pierre Auguste Cot

(1837 - 1883)
Pierre Auguste Cot was a French painter of the Academic Classicism school.

Cot was born in Bédarieux, Hérault, and initially studied at l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Toulouse before going to Paris. He studied under Leon Cogniet, Alexandre Cabanel and William-Adolphe Bouguereau. In 1863 he made a successful debut at the Salon, and from the 1870s, his p...
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