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Alexis Grimou

(Swiss, 1678–1733)

la marquise de la salle (l'espagnolette sanguine) by alexis grimou

Alexis Grimou

La Marquise de la Salle (L'Espagnolette Sanguine)

portrait of a woman with a tambourine by alexis grimou

Alexis Grimou

Portrait of a Woman with a Tambourine



Born in Argenteuil (near Paris)
Married a niece of the tavern-keeper Procope, whose house in Paris was a meeting-place for artists
Approved by the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture
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
Joined the Académie de St Luc
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