Charles Grignion the Elder

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engraving of Clara and a human skeleton for Tabulae sceleti et musculorum corporis humani, drawn by Jan Wandelaar, engraved by Charles Grignion the Elder, 1749.

Charles Grignion the Elder (1721–1810) was a British engraver and draughtsman.

Grignion was born in London to Huguenot refugees. He was a prolific historical engraver and book illustrator.[1] In 1754 he had a son Charles Grignion the Younger who became a history and portrait painter.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Notes on Charles Grignion I". Retrieved 2012-07-18.