Cayot, Augustin a reputable French sculptor, was born at Paris in 1667, and studied under Le Hongre. He gained the grand prize of the Royal Academy, and was sent to Rome, where he became, an assistant to Van Cleve. Among other works, he executed the two angels in bronze, for the grand altar of the Church of Notre Dame at Paris. He died in 1722. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Générale, s.v.