Jules-Claude Ziegler

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Jules-Claude Ziegler by Nadar

Jules-Claude Ziegler (1804-1856) was a French painter, ceramicist and photographer of the French school.

Ziegler was born in 1804 in Langres, Haute-Marne.[1] He was appointed knight of the Légion d'Honneur in 1825.[2] He was the pupil of Dominique Ingres and began to participate exhibitions at the Salon in 1832.[3]

The half-dome above the altar in the Église de la Madeleine is frescoed by Jules-Claude Ziegler.


Half-dome in the Église de la Madeleine
Tomb of Jules-Claude Ziegler, in the cemetery of Soyers


  1. ^ Gautier, Théophile (1985). Correspondance générale (in French). 1. p. 455. 
  2. ^ Villot, Frédéric (1852). Notice des peintures, sculptures, gravures et lithographies de l'école moderne de France, exposées dans les galeries du musée impérial [-national] du Luxembourg (in French). p. 40. 
  3. ^ Delacroix, Eugène (2008). Journal de Eugène Delacroix (in French). 2. p. 38.