9 - 10 February 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,000
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
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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