Frédéric Jimeno holds a doctorate in art history (2005), has been a lecturer at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University since 2004, and was elected Corresponding Academician of the Real Academia de Nobles y Bellas Artes de San Luis de Saragossa in 2008.
As a researcher and Hispanist, he has focused his studies on cultural interchange between France, Spain and Italy in the 18th century. In particular, he has worked on the reception of French models in Goya’s work, notably through the work of Simon Vouet. He has also dedicated himself to the study of Spanish engravings as well as the French art trade in the Peninsula.
Recently, he was scientific curator of the exhibition Jean Bardin (1732-1809), le feu sacré, organized by the Musée des Beaux-Arts d’Orléans. He is currently preparing a monograph on the painter Francisco Bayeu and is the author of numerous exhibition catalogs and articles.