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Last NameGrignion    
Given NameCharles    
alt. NamesC. G. ; C. Grignion / Charl. Grignon / Charles Grignion the Elder ;    
Marriage    
Children1 at least    
Year born1717 or 1716 in London, England, UK    
Year died1810    
Place of deathKentish Town, London, England, UK    
Father's occupation    
RelativesCharles Grignion (1754-1804) (nephew) at the Societey of Arts ; watchmaker Thomas Grignon (brother)    
Educationtaught by ->Hubert Francois Bourguignon Gravelot ->J. P. Le Bas in Paris    
Country of ActivityEngland, UK    
Worked forBernh. Siegfr. Albinus: Tabulae sceleti et musculorum corporis humani (London 1747) ; ... Human Anatomy (1757) ; ->Gravelot ; G. Scotin ; obstetrician William Smellie: Atlas (1754) ; William Hunter: Gravid Uterus (London 1775) & Nat. Hist. Teeth (1771-8) ; Peter Camper ; James Cook (1728-1779) ; John Milton ; Hall: Encyclopedia, w. frontispiece by Sebastien LeClerc: A General Display Of Arts And Sciences, painting & drawing 1798, engr. by C.G. ;    
PatronageLondon booksellers    
Collaboratorsartist ->Jan van Rymsdyk ; artist ->Pieter Camper ; draughtsman & painter ->Sébastien LeClerc (1676-1763); engr. ->Simon Franc. Ravenet ;    
Techniquesanthropological, anatomical, architectural & botanical copperplate engraving & drawing    
Sample(s)www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/historicalanatomies/Images/1200_pixels/Albinus_t08.jpg ....14.jpg ; http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/anatomy/albinus.html    
Archival sourceshttp://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Grignion,_Charles_(1717-1810)_(DNB00)    
Published sourcesAKL 62 2009: 146 ; Thornton & Reeves 1983: 86 ; Nissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966; Zoolog. Buchillustration # 949 ; 'Illustration Anatomique de la Renaissance au Siècle des Lumières (Neuchatel 1998: 56-61) ;     
otherFor further samples (other plates) see also: www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/historicalanatomies/Images/1200_pixels/Albinus_t01.jpg and http://whitney.med.yale.edu/gsdl/cgi-bin/library?c=prntdraw&a=d&d=DprntdrawprintAAGED    
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