Christian Friedrich Zincke
(1683/5 - 1767)
Christian Friedrich Zincke was active/lived in Germany, England. Christian Zincke is known for Miniature portrait painting.
A gentleman, presumed to be a self-portrait of the artist
Biography Christian Friedrich Zincke
Christian Freidrich Zincke (1684-1767) trained under his father, a
goldsmith, as well as the portraitist Heinrich-Christoph Fehling before
moving to England in 1706 on the invitation of the enamelist Charles
Boit. After training under Boit, Zincke set up his own workshop and was
later appointed cabinet painter to Frederick, Prince of Wales, in 1732.
He also enjoyed the patronage of other royal, aristocratic and political
figures including George I, George II and Sir Robert Walpole.
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