An enamel portrait of a Gentleman wearing slate grey coat

Artist/Maker CHRISTIAN FREDERICK ZINCKE (c.1683-c.1767)
Dimensions 2.00" high   
Description set in the original gold frame

Zincke was born in Dresden and died in Lambeth (now London). He apprenticed his father and also studied painting. In 1706 he came to London to work at Charles Boit's studio, and when Boit left for France eight years later Zincke inherited many of his fashionable clients. He went on to become the most successful enamel painter of his era.

Despite having piercing blue eyes and a dimple in his chin it has not been possible to identify the sitter in this portrait
Provenance Private Collection
Signed Not opened
Medium Enamel on copper,
Condition Small particles of dirt under the glass
Ref No. 4838
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