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Leon Comerre

 (1850 - 1916)
Leon François Comerre was active/lived in France.  Leon Comerre is known for portrait, female figure painting-nudes.

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Leon Comerre


Leon-Francois Comerre was born in 1850 in Trélon France.

Commere studied with August Colas in Lille, and Alexandre Cabanet at l'École des Beaux-Arts* de Paris.

Commerre won the Grand Prix de Rome* in 1875, a treasured prize, which led to a scholarship at the Villa de Medicis, Academie France in Rome.

He won prizes the Paris Salons* in 1875, 1881, and at the l'Exposition Universalle d'Anvers in 1885.  He also won prizes at exhibitions in Philadelphia in 1876 at the Centennial Exhibition*; Melbourne in 1881; and Sydney in 1897.  He exhibited regularly at the Salon des Artistes Français.  He was awarded the Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur in 1903.

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About  Leon Comerre

Born:  1850 - Trelon, France
Died:   1916
Known for:  portrait, female figure painting-nudes