Christian Gottlieb Schick
(1776 - 1812)
Christian Gottlieb Schick was active/lived in Germany, Italy. Christian Schick is known for Neo-Classical Allegory and Romantic painting.
Biography Christian Gottlieb Schick
Gottlieb Schick's poetic synthesis of Neo-classical form and Romantic
content place him, with Joseph Anton Koch, his fellow expatriate in
Rome, among the important few painters of the German Neo-classic
Schick began his art studies in his native Stuttgart (1795-7) under
classically-oriented painter Friedrich von Hetsch, who had been a pupil
of Jacques-Louis David. From 1799 to 1802, Schick trained in
Paris under David and quickly became one of the master's favorite
students. During his Paris period, Schick began to develop a more
romantic personal style, closer to Poussin, turning away from David's
moralistic and political themes.
In 1802, assisted by a pension from Frederick II, Duke o
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