COT, Pierre-Auguste
(b. 1837, Bedarieux, d. 1883, Paris)

Portrait of a Young Woman

Oil on canvas, 65 x 55 cm
Private collection

Pierre-August Cot debuted at the Paris Salon of 1863 with historical scenes, genre and allegorical subjects. As his genre scenes and portraits began to decorate the some of the more notable homes in Paris, Cot became extremely popular and one of Paris's most successful painters.

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