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Pierre Auguste Cot Ophelia oil painting


Ophelia
Painting ID::  90917
Pierre Auguste Cot
Ophelia
1870(1870) Medium oil on canvas Dimensions 125.7 x 78.1 cm (49.5 x 30.7 in) cyf

   
   
     

Pierre Auguste Cot Spring oil painting


Spring
Painting ID::  96940
Pierre Auguste Cot
Spring
1873(1873) Medium oil on canvas Dimensions 203.2 X 127 cm cyf

   
   
     

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     Pierre Auguste Cot
     (February 17, 1837 ?C 1883) was a French painter of the Academic Classicism school. He was born in B??darieux, 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. From the 1870s, his popularity grew quickly. In 1874 he was made Chevalier of the Legion of Honour. He created several works of lasting popularity, including Le Printemps, featuring two young lovers sitting upon a swing, and The Storm. Both these paintings are on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City;

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