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Christian Friedrich Zincke (1684?-1767), Artist

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist associated with 27 portraits
Christian Friedrich Zincke was a German painter, active in England. He was the son of a Dresden goldsmith and trained in that profession, but he also studied with the portrait painter Heinrich-Christoph Fehling. In 1706 he moved to England on the invitation of the Swedish enamellist Charles Boit, to collaborate on a large enamel commemorating the Battle of Blenheim, a project that was never completed. Zincke continued as Boit's pupil but soon outstripped his master and set up on his own as a miniaturist. Promoted by Godfrey Kneller, he won himself a distinguished clientele and royal patronage, culminating in his appointment in 1732 as cabinet painter to Frederick, Prince of Wales.

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Thomas Winnington

by Christian Friedrich Zincke
enamel on copper, 1720s
NPG 85

6417

Horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole of Wolterton

by Christian Friedrich Zincke
enamel on copper, circa 1720-1725
NPG 6417

5796

William Henry Nassau de Zuylestein, 4th Earl of Rochford

by Christian Friedrich Zincke
enamel on copper, circa 1740-1745
NPG 5796

6285

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

attributed to Christian Friedrich Zincke
enamel on copper, circa 1743-1745
On display at Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Inverness
NPG 6285

D14770

Duke and Duchess of Portland; Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

by George Vertue, after Christian Friedrich Zincke
engraving, 1739 (1738)
NPG D14770

D1830

Catherine (Cecil), Countess of Egmont

by John Faber Jr, after Christian Friedrich Zincke
mezzotint, 1744
NPG D1830

D5417

Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford

by George Vertue, after Christian Friedrich Zincke
line engraving, 1748 (1744)
NPG D5417

D7559

Catherine Walpole (nee Shorter), Lady Walpole

by George Vertue, after Christian Friedrich Zincke
stipple and line engraving, 1748 (1735)
NPG D7559

D7560

Catherine Walpole (nee Shorter), Lady Walpole

by George Vertue, after Christian Friedrich Zincke
stipple and line engraving, 1748 (1735)
NPG D7560

D7561

Catherine Walpole (nee Shorter), Lady Walpole

by George Vertue, after Christian Friedrich Zincke
stipple and line engraving, 1748 (1735)
NPG D7561

D21012

Sophia Carteret (nee Fermor), Countess Granville

by George Vertue, after Christian Friedrich Zincke
line and stipple engraving, published 1748
NPG D21012

D21456

Frances Carteret (nee Worsley), Lady Carteret

by Thomas Major, after Christian Friedrich Zincke
line engraving, published 1755
NPG D21456

D21011

Sophia Carteret (nee Fermor), Countess Granville

by Thomas Major, after Christian Friedrich Zincke
line engraving, published 1755
NPG D21011

D21010

Sophia Carteret (nee Fermor), Countess Granville

by Thomas Major, after Christian Friedrich Zincke
line engraving, published 1755
NPG D21010

D37271

Thomas Coke, Earl of Leicester

by Valentine Green, published by John Wesson, after William Lawranson, after Christian Friedrich Zincke
mezzotint, published 1768-1771
NPG D37271

D2426

John Gay

by William Smith, published by John Thane, after Christian Friedrich Zincke
mezzotint, published 1 December 1775
NPG D2426

D31025

Lady Catherine Darnley

by Robert Grave, after Christian Friedrich Zincke
line engraving, early 19th century
NPG D31025

D42593

Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Princess of Wales

by Charles Picart, drawn by Gardner, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after Christian Friedrich Zincke
stipple engraving with hand-coloured mount, published 1807
NPG D42593

D42594

Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Princess of Wales

by Charles Picart, drawn by Gardner, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after Christian Friedrich Zincke
stipple engraving, published 1807
NPG D42594

D42595

Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Princess of Wales

by Charles Picart, drawn by Gardner, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after Christian Friedrich Zincke
stipple engraving with hand-coloured mount, published 1807
NPG D42595