Januarius Zick

male / German
painter, architect
München 1730-02-06
Ehrenbreitstein (Fort) 1797-11-14
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son of the painter Johannes Zick; married to Anna Maria Gruber (1745–1811); father of Gustav and Alexander Zick
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After 1774, he also designed intarsia paintings for cabinet maker David Roentgen.
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  • Bad Schussenried 1745 - 1748
    Januarius Zick was apprenticed as a bricklayer to Jakob Emele in Schussenried.
  • Würzburg 1748
    Having finished his apprenticeship, he worked, together with his father, at the residence of the Prince-Bishop of Würzburg.
  • Bruchsal 1755
    Until the mid-1750s, he worked at the residence of the Prince-Bishop of Speyer in Bruchsal.
  • Parijs 1756
    In 1756, Januarius Zick went to Paris for further education. There, he came into contact with artists and art connoisseurs from Rome, Basel and Augsburg, who broadened his horizon concerning his art and had a considerable influence on him.
  • Neuwied 1760
    He furnished Castle Engers near Neuwied with frescoes in 1760.
  • Trier 1760
    He was appointed court painter to the Prince-Elector of Trier, the archbishop of Trier.
  • Ehrenbreitstein (Fort) 1760 - 1797
    He married in Ehrenbreitstein and settled there.
  • Wiblingen 1778 - 1781
    the interior (fresco's) of the Benedictine church, Wiblingen Abbey
  • Riedlingen 1780
    Working in the Parish church of Zell (Riedlingen)
  • Dürrenwaldstetten 1782
    Parish church Dürrenwaldstetten
  • Oberelchingen 1782 - 1783
    Decorations in the Benedictine monastery church Oberelchingen near Ulm
  • Rot an der Rot 1784
    Premonstratensian monastery church in the Abbey at Rot an der Rot
  • Koblenz 1785
    Fresco paintings for the Residence of the Prince-Elector of Trier in Coblenz
  • Mainz 1786
    Paintings for the Church St Ignatius and the office of the Cathedral provost in Mainz
  • Triefenstein 1786
    Augustinian monastery church Triefenstein
  • Mainz 1787
    decorating the Prince-Elector's Castle in Mainz
  • Koblenz 1790
    altarpiece at the Court church in Koblenz
  • Frankfurt am Main 1792 - 1793
    1792 and 1793 - Representative buildings in Frankfurt am Main, Palace Schweitzer and Russischer Hof
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
genre, history (as a genre), portrait, Christian religious scene
Entered on: 1992-02-01; Modification on: 2018-09-26


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