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Last NameFrisch    
Given NameJohann Christoph     
alt. NamesJ. C. F. ; J. / Johannes C. / Chr. Frisch ;    
Year born1738 in Berlin    
Year died1815    
Place of deathBerlin    
Father's occupationengraver -> Ferdinand Helfreich Frisch     
Relativesuncle -> Philipp Jacob Frisch; ->Johann Leonhard Frisch (grandfather)     
Educationpainting & copper engraving by father; pupil of Christian Bernhard Rode; Rome.    
Country of ActivityGermany    
Worked forfather & Johann Leonhard Frisch: Insecten in Teutsch-Land 1720-38 & Vorstellung Vögel 1743-63    
PatronageBerliner Akademie der Wissenschaften; Marquis d'Argens; King Frederick II    
Collaboratorsfather, uncle, grandfather Frisch; engravers Daniel Berger, Eberhard Siegfried Henne; artists CB Rode, Carle Van Loo    
Techniquesnatural and ornithological history drawing, copper engraving; etching; hand-coloring also portraiture, mural painting    
Archival sources    
Published sourcesAKL45 2005:258,260 ; ThB12 1916:491ff. : K.Nickelsen: Zeichner Stecher, Berichte Wissenschaftsgesch. 29, 2006 ; Haffer, Hudde & Hillcoat 2014: 97 ;     
otherPotsdam, Rome. portraitist; member and director Berlin Academy of Arts (Akademie der Künste); painted ceiling of planet orbits in Eremitage of Neuen Garten Potsdam    

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