Vignon, Claude a French painter and engraver, was born at Tours in 1590, He visited Italy and studied there several years. Dumesnil mentions twenty-seven spirited and masterly etchings by him, among which are St. John in the Desert: — thirteen plates from the Life of Christ: — The Martyrdom of St. Andrew: — Philip Baptizing the Eunuch: — and The Coronation of the Virgin. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.