(1865 - 1949)
Alexander Grinager was active/lived in Minnesota / England. Alexander Grinager is known for impressionist figure, andscape and urban genre.
Biography Alexander Grinager
Alexander Grinager, son of Mons and Anna Egge Grinager, who emigrated from Brandbu, Hadeland, Norway, was born in Albert Lea, MN, on January 26, 1865. His parents lived in the Decorah area during the early years of their marriage. He studied with C.W. Krupp, the landscape artist, in Philadelphia, PA, before going abroad in 1887. From 1887-1891, Grinager was a pupil at the Royal Academy in Copenhagen, Denmark where he studied with Carl Bloch, Johan Fr. Vermehren, and Otto Backe. He also studied in Paris at the Julien Academy under Benjamin Constant and Paul Laurens, and while in France was particularly influenced by Manet, Monet, and by the works of Bastien LePage. He studied further in Norway, Italy and Sicily.
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