Born in France on June 10, 1897. Ignon worked for a newspaper in Washington, DC before moving to southern California in 1934. After a few years in Hollywood, he settled in Ojai where he taught at the Thacher School. He died in Ojai, CA on Aug. 6, 1963.
Exh: UCLA, 1941; Vigeneno Gallery (LA), 1941, 1943; LACMA, 1942.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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