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Pierre Auguste Cot (17 February 1837 – 2 August 1883) Pierre-Auguste Cot woke at dawn, painted while there was good light. His paintings showed great originality, merging his conventional classical interests with innocent sensuality. He painted from live models, scouring the French countryside for the most beautiful milkmaids and shop girls magnificent paintings. Influenced by the high standards of the French Académie des Beaux-Arts.