Marcellus Laroon the Younger
Marcellus Laroon the Younger (2 April 1679 – 1 June 1772) was an English painter and draughtsman of French origin.
Laroon was born in Chiswick, Middlesex. His father Marcellus Laroon was a painter and engraver. 1707 he enlisted in the army, participating in campaigns in Flanders, Spain and Scotland. During a break from military life (c. 1712-15) he joined the Rose and Crown Club in London and worked in Godfrey Kneller's Academy of Painting and Drawing. Laroon's painting did not begin until after his retirement from the army in 1732. In the late 1750s Laroon settled in Oxford, where he died in 1772.
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"Tate" =Manners and Morals: Hogarth and British Painting 1700–1760 (Exhibition catalogue, no author given), p. 80 1987, Tate Gallery Publications, ISBN 0946590850