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Taddeo Zuccaro (1529 - 1566)

Lot 84: Circle of Taddeo Zuccaro (Italian, 1529-1566)

Christie's

February 9, 2010
New York, NY, US

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Description

Circle of Taddeo Zuccaro (Italian, 1529-1566)
Pope Paul III restoring the Duchy of Parma to Ottavio Farnese
with inscription 'Zucarro' (recto), and numbered '33' (recto, partially cut) and '166.' (verso)
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash on two joined sheets of paper
13¼ x 17½ in. (338 x 445 mm.)

Provenance

R. Wittkower (his mark, not in Lugt).

Notes

This lot is offered without reserve.
Based on a drawing by Taddeo now in the Morgan Library which is related to a fresco in the Vila Farnese, Caprarola (J. Mundy, Italian Master Drawings by the Zuccari, 1500-1600, exh.cat., Milwaukee, 1990, no. 38).

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