Francois Gerome, French painter, was born in Paris in 1895. Is best known for his impressionist scenes of young women in Paris and scenes of Paris at the turn of the last century. Similar in style and technique to the work of Edouard Cortes, Galien-Laloue and Antoine Blanchard, Gerome has strong auction records. Gerome used oils, typically on canvas or on board. Gerome typically signed his paintings with his first initial and last name.