Canon, Hans Pseudonym für Johann von Strairipka#
b. Vienna, March 15, 1829, d. Vienna, Sept. 12, 1885, portraitist, painter of historical and genre scenes as well as studies in the style of P. P. Rubens and the Venetians; thus influenced characteristic colouring. Painted the ceiling frescoes of the Museum of Natural History in Vienna. Important portraitist.
Literature#F. J. Drewes, H. C., 2 vols., 1994.