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Christian Friedrich Zincke

 (1683/5 - 1767)
Christian Friedrich Zincke was active/lived in Germany, England.  Christian Zincke is known for Miniature portrait painting.

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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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About  Christian Friedrich Zincke

Born:  1683/5 - Dresden, Germany
Died:   1767 - London, England
Known for:  Miniature portrait painting