ZEITTER, Johann [John] Christian

1798 - 1862

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, Lydia Anne, daughter of Henry Thomas Alken, for whom he did engraving work and who arranged Alkenís funeral. In 1841, 44 year old artist Zeitter, together with his 27 year old wife, were living at Edward Street, Marylebone, London. He exhibited at the Suffolk Fine Arts Association 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 Kensington, London in 1862.

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