• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 2289

    Christie's Interiors

    9 - 10 February 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 84

    Circle of Taddeo Zuccaro (Italian, 1529-1566)

    Pope Paul III restoring the Duchy of Parma to Ottavio Farnese

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    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.)


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    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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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

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