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Col. Anton C. Cron

ca. 1927 Nina Nash Cron Born: Spokane, Washington 1882 Died: 1946 watercolor on ivory sight 4 x 3 1/2 in. (10.2 x 8.8 cm) rectangle Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Frederick W. Cron 1961.9.3 Not currently on view


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This miniature shows the artist’s husband, Anton Caesar Cron (1878-1960). Cron served as a major during World War I, and by 1920 had been promoted to lieutenant colonel. He was a professor of military science and tactics in Missoula, Montana, from 1919 until 1921. Nina and Anton had three sons, Frederick, Lucius, and Robert.

Keywords

Occupation - military - colonel

Portrait male - Cron, Anton C. - waist length

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Nina Nash Cron

Born: Spokane, Washington 1882 Died: 1946

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