Jules Alexis Muenier is known as a genre painter, engraver and watercolorist from the French school. He was born in Versoul (haute-Saone) on November 29, 1863. However according to art historian Edouard Joesph, Muenier was born in Lyon on 29 November 1869.
Muenier received his formal art education at the Beaux-Arts Academie in Paris and debuted at the 1887 Salon des Artistes Français which was an exhibition and competition for members and non-members.
He was elected Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur in 1895.
Muenier won the gold medal at the 1900 Universal Exposition in Paris. In 1921, he was nominated member of l’Institut.