Jean Mignon

(fl. 1535—1555)

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(fl 1535–55). French painter and etcher. His work as a decorative painter at the château of Fontainebleau between 1538 and 1544 is recorded in the Comptes des bâtiments du roi, but no work by him in this medium has been identified. He signed two etchings, of which one was an ornamental cartouche dated 1544. On stylistic criteria Herbet attributed 27 engravings to him and Zerner 60.


From The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Renaissance Art.

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