Alexis Grimou (Swiss, 1733)

Timeline

1678
Born in Argenteuil (near Paris)
1704
Married a niece of the tavern-keeper Procope, whose house in Paris was a meeting-place for artists
1705
Approved by the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture
1709
Although instructed by the Académie to paint as his morceaux de réception portraits of the sculptor Jean Raon (1630–1707) and the painter Antoine Coypel, he failed to present either picture and in 1709 the agrément was annulled
1709
Joined the Académie de St Luc
1733
Died in Paris, France

Public Collections

Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Accademia Carrara, Bergamo, Italy
Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France
State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy