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