Lê Phổ (2 August 1907 - 12 December 2001) was a Vietnamese painter. In 1932, he earned a scholarship to study at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Upon returning to Vietnam he taught at the École Supérieure des Beaux Arts de l'Indochine in Hanoi. In 1937, he came back to Paris where he resided until the time of his death - one of four EBAI graduates who made a career in Paris, including Mai Trung Thứ, Vũ Cao Đàm and woman painter Lê Thị Lựu. He painted sceneries of Vietnam, still life with flowers, family settings and portraits. Vietnamese women, most often portrayed as elongated figures evoking the influence of surrealism, are a recurrent theme in his work.