Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée (a.k.a. Lagrenée the elder) (30 December 1724 – 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.
Born: 30 December 1724 Paris, France Died: 19 June 1805 (aged 80) Paris, France
Other names: Largesse the elder Known for: Painting
Movement: Lagrenée's work was Rococo in style, directly influenced by the Bolognese School of painting.