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Sunday, September 4, 2011

Cot, Pierre-Auguste


Le Printemps (Springtime)
Oil on canvas
1873
127 x 203.2 cm (4' 2" x 6' 8")
Collection of Fred and Sherry Ross (New Jersey, United States)

Pierre Auguste Cot (1837-1883) was a French painter.
In 1863 he made a successful debut at the Salon, and from the 1870s, his popularity grew quickly.
He created several works of lasting popularity, including Le Printemps, and The Storm.