London, South Kensington
5 December 2013
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF LAMBERTO VITALI (LOTS 4, 5, 14, 16, 18-19, 23, 25, 46, 88-93)
Attributed to Taddeo Zuccaro (Sant' Angelo in Vado circa 1529-1566 Rome)
Design for an arched wall decoration: putti with garlands of flowers and a classical urn showing a charging bull
with inscription 'Fran:co Salviati' and with number '69' (on the backing paper)
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, on light brown paper, shaped
11¼ x 7.5/8 in. (28.6 x 19.5 cm.) (at the largest points)
The 'Sagredo-Borghese' album (L. 2103a), with associated inscription 'Zucc[?] -8-' (verso) and with number 'N: 192' (recto).
Zaccaria Sagredo, Venice, by whom bequeathed to his wife
Cecilia Sagredo, by whom sold circa 1743.
Unidentified armorial collector's mark (not in Lugt).
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