Pierre Auguste Cot

1837 - 1883

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Pierre Auguste Cot ([pjɛʁ o.ɡyst kɔt]; 17 February 1837 – 2 August 1883) was a French painter of the Academic Classicism school. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Auguste Cot has received more than 143,045 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Pierre Auguste Cot is the 530th most popular painter (up from 707th in 2019), the 1,619th most popular biography from France (up from 1,995th in 2019) and the 103rd most popular French Painter.

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Among painters, Pierre Auguste Cot ranks 530 out of 1,428Before him are Marianne von Werefkin, Jacques Lipchitz, Bernardo Daddi, Peter Fendi, Melchior Broederlam, and Julian Schnabel. After him are Peter von Cornelius, Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, Paloma Picasso, Jan Toorop, Sharaku, and Georg Baselitz.

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Among people born in 1837, Pierre Auguste Cot ranks 29Before him are Francis, Duke of Teck, Stephanie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Émile Waldteufel, James Murray, Abraham Kuyper, and Arnold Janssen. After him are Ilia Chavchavadze, Édouard Stephan, Wild Bill Hickok, Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione, Vasily Radlov, and Ion Creangă. Among people deceased in 1883, Pierre Auguste Cot ranks 19Before him are Thomas Mayne Reid, Eva Gonzalès, Ranavalona II, Friedrich von Flotow, Édouard Roche, and Prince Charles of Prussia. After him are Tự Đức, Sojourner Truth, Dayananda Saraswati, Franz Doppler, Alexander Gorchakov, and Pertevniyal Sultan.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pierre Auguste Cot ranks 1,619 out of 5,234Before him are Patrice Chéreau (1944), Louise Diane d'Orléans (1716), Georg Muffat (1653), Alcide d'Orbigny (1802), Marcel Aymé (1902), and Jean Tirole (1953). After him are Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza (1911), William Kennedy Dickson (1860), Honoré V, Prince of Monaco (1778), Alphonse Borrelly (1842), Georges Delerue (1925), and Félix Savart (1791).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Pierre Auguste Cot ranks 103Before him are Pierre Puget (1620), Pierre-Narcisse Guérin (1774), Ernest Meissonier (1815), Hubert Robert (1733), Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard Grandville (1803), and Jules Joseph Lefebvre (1836). After him are Paloma Picasso (1949), André Lhote (1885), Jules Breton (1827), Pierre-Paul Prud'hon (1758), Jules Chéret (1836), and Henri-Edmond Cross (1856).