Anton von Maron

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Portrait of Johann Joachim Winckelmann, 1768.

Anton von Maron (January 8, 1733 – March 3, 1808) was an Austrian painter, active in Rome.

Von Maron was born in Vienna, but moved at a young age to Rome. There, he studied under Anton Raphael Mengs, and became an accomplished portrait painter. He married a sister of Mengs, Therese Maron, who was a painter in her own right. He lived the rest of his life in Rome, and died there in 1808.


There is a portrait by this painter in the Fogg Art Museum in Cambridge,Massachusetts("Archibald Menzies").There is another painting by Anton Von Maron in the Museum of Fine arts,Houston,Texas("Return of Orestes").