Both columns remainder verwei sen in accordance with esoteric symbolism on the destroyed temple of the Salomo, what on a deeper mystical meaning refers directly clearly becomes as out of the simplicity of the scene
Painting ID:: 39403
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; The Storm Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 0234.3 X 156.8 cm