Johann Jakob Ulrich (28 February 1798 – 17 March 1877) was a Swiss painter and graphic artist. He is primarily known for landscapes, although he did some figure paintings and still-lifes. He was born in Andelfingen, Switzerland.
His father, Johann Jakob Ulrich-Meyer (1769–1840), was a Cantonal clerk who later became a publisher. Due to the dangerous situation in the border region with France, Johann the son was sent to live with his grandparents in Weisslingen. Later, he attended schools in Winterthur and Zürich.
Upon his father's advice, he initially trained to be a merchant, although he had already expressed a strong interest in art and was copying paintings. In 1816, after
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