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Jean-Louis Forain (1852-1931 ) was a French Impressionist painter, lithographer, watercolorist and etcher. Forain was born in Reims, Marne but at age eight, his family moved to Paris. He began his career working as a caricaturist for several Paris journals but wanting to expand his horizons, enrolled at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, studying under Jean-Leon Gerome as well as another sculptor/painter, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux.   more from wikipedia »