Jean Grandjean: “Study for Prometheus” – Netherlands – 1777


Study for Prometheus (18th cent.) Jean Grandjean (1752-1781), was a successful Dutch painter, draftsman, and watercolorist. The work is charcoal on paper. Grandjean was born in Amsterdam. He studied under Jurriaan Andriessen at the Stadstekenacademie (City Drawing School). He painted genre art, historical works, academic male studies, and landscapes. He traveled around studying and working in both Germany and Italy. He died in Rome on November 12th, 1781.