A fine enamel of Captain Cook
A fine enamel of Captain Cook
A fine enamel of Captain Cook
A fine enamel of Captain Cook

CHRISTIAN FREDERICK ZINCKE (c.1683-c.1767)

A fine enamel of Captain Cook

c. 1725 United Kingdom

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Wearing blue coat and full-bottomed wig
painted in enamel, set in the original gold coloured frame

Zubcje 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.
Good
Christie's 13 December 1983
Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009.
The Comerford Collection: Portrait Miniatures, (Dublin, privately published, 2009) pp 6, 17 (#25) 67 (sitter # 6)
Dimensions
Height 4.50 cm (1.77 inches)
Stock Code
4515
Medium
enamel on copper
Signed/Inscribed
Not opened
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