ZEITTER, John

1798 - 1862

Johann Christian Zeitter, was baptised at Strand, London on 24 March 1798, son of John Martin Zeitter and his wife Regina Elizabeth née Durr, who married at St Anne Soho, Westminster on 20 May 1798, his first name had been anglicised from Johann to John. John worked with Henry Thomas Alken [q.v.] in Ipswich, sending many exhibits to the Royal Academy and to the British Institution. A member of the Royal Society of British Artists, and exhibited his work at the Suffolk Street Gallery in London. He married at the Old Church, St Pancras, London on 9 September 1831 an Ipswich girl, Lydia Anne Alken (c1814-1892), daughter of Henry Thomas Alken, for whom John did engraving work and who arranged Alkenís funeral. In 1841, a 44 year old artist, living at Edward Street, Marylebone, London, together with his 27 year old wife. He exhibited at the Suffolk Fine Arts Association [q.v.] exhibition at the New Lecture Hall at the Mechanics' Institute in Ipswich in August 1850, an oil painting 'A Coast Scene with Market Boats'. He died at Hammersmith, London on 23 June 1862, aged 64.




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