Léon Augustin L'hermitte, 1844-1925, was a French realist painter. His many awards include the French Legion of Honour (1884) and the Grand Prize at the Exposition Universelle in 1889. The primary subject of Léon Augustin L'hermitte paintings was of rural scenes depicting the peasant worker. His innovative use of pastels won him the admiration of his contemporaries like van Gogh
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