Ignatius Croon

South Netherlandish
Mechelen 1639-02/1639-02-22
baptized on 22 February 1639 (Saur 1999); born c. 1640 (Thieme/Becker 1913)
Rome 1667-09-22
buried on 22 September 1667; died on that same day (Thieme/Becker 1913)
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son of notary Petrus Croon and brother of Petrus Croon (1634-1682), canon and writer
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  • Mechelen 1650
    c. 1650 pupil of Peter Franchoys in Mechelen (Thieme/Becker 1913)
  • Rome 1657 - 1667
    went possibly directly after his apprenticeship to Rome, c. 1657 (M. de Kinkelder); lived there before 1667 with Pieter Mulier II; was member of the Bentvogels
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painted c. 1660 a portrait of his brother, the author Petrus Croon (now at the Stedelijk Museum Hof of Busleyden in Mechelen)
oil paint
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