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Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée

French (d. 1805)

Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée (a.k.a. Lagrenée the elder) (21 January 1725 – 19 June 1805) was a French rococo painter and student of Carle van Loo. He won the Grand Prix de Rome for painting in 1749 and was elected a member of the Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture in 1755. His younger brother Jean-Jacques Lagrenée (a.k.a. Lagrenée the younger) was also a painter.Lagrenée's notable career appointments included:In July 1804, Napoleon I conferred upon Lagrenée the rank of chevalier (Knight) of the Legion d'Honneur.Lagrenée died in June 1805, aged 80 years and 6 months.

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