Johann Christoph Frisch
(1738 - 1815)
Johann Christoph Frisch was active/lived in Germany. Johann Frisch is known for Portrait, historical and mythological subject painting.
Biography Johann Christoph Frisch
Johann Christoph Frisch (b. Berlin, Feb. 9, 1738 -d. Berlin, Feb. 28, 1815)
A German painter, draughtsman and etcher, he fulfilled commissions for monumental and historical paintings and produced easel paintings of mythological and historical subjects primarily relating to Frederick II, King of Prussia, and more than 30 known portraits, among them Frederick the Great, King Frederick William II, Prussian ministers and generals, fellow artists and representatives of the Enlightenment, including Immanuel Kant, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing and Moses Mendelssohn.
He was taught by his father, Ferdinand Helfreich Frisch (1707-58), and by Christian Bernhard Rode (1725-97), supplementing this training by copying pictures in th
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