Charles Grignion the Younger

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George Farmer, drawn by Charles Grignion the Younger, National Portrait Gallery, 1778

Charles Grignion the Younger (1754–1804) was a British history and portrait painter and engraver.


Grignion was born in London. His father was the engraver Charles Grignion the Elder. He studied in France at Hubert-François Gravelot's school in Covent Garden. He also engraved the earliest record of a cricket match, published in the General Advertiser in 1748. He died in Livorno after a short illness and was buried there in the Old English Cemetery [1]


  1. ^ "Charles Grignion II Brief Biography". Retrieved 2012-07-18. 

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