(1775 - 1849)
Francois-Marius Granet was active/lived in France, Italy. FrancoisMarius Granet is known for architecture-churches, figure, portrait and interior scene painting.
Biography Francois-Marius Granet
François Marius Granet (17 December 1777 - 21 November 1849), French painter, was born in Aix-en-Provence; his father was a small builder.
As a boy his strong desires led his parents to place him, after some preliminary teaching from a passing Italian artist, in a free school of art directed by M. Constantin, a landscape painter of some reputation. In 1793, Granet followed the volunteers of Aix to the siege of Toulon, where he obtained employment as a decorator in the arsenal.
Whilst a lad, he had, at Aix, made the acquaintance of the young comte de Forbin, and upon his invitation Granet, in the year 1797, went to Paris. De Forbin was one of the pupils of David, and Granet entered the same studio. Later he got poss
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