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date: 19 October 2019

Ziegler, Jules Claudelocked


French, 19th century, male.

Born 16 March 1804, in Langres (Haute-Marne); died 25 December 1856, in Paris.

Painter (including glass), fresco artist, engraver, lithographer, potter. Religious subjects. Murals.

Ziegler was a pupil of François Joseph Heim and of Ingres. He exhibited his early works in 1828 and 1829. He went to Italy in 1830 and stayed in Venice, following which he went to Munich where he learned fresco painting with Peter von Cornelius. He returned to Paris via Belgium. Ziegler was curator of the Musée de Dijon and director of the École des Beaux-Arts in Dijon....

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