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Italian
Born
Sant' Angelo in Vado 1539/1543
Deceased
Ancona 1609-07-20/1609-08-06
Family relationships
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younger brother of Taddeo Zuccari (1529-1566)
See also
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Active in
  • Rome 1555 - 1563
    Between 1555 and 1563 Zuccaro was the helper and pupil of his older brother Taddeo; by the time he was 18, Zuccaro was already working in the Vatican, painting various rooms for Pius IV.
  • Venetië 1564
    went to Venice in 1564 to decorate the Grimani Chapel in San Francesco della Vigna
  • Florence 1565
    By 1565 Zuccaro had moved to Florence, where he worked under the painter, architect, and biographer Giorgio Vasari and codified the theory of Mannerism.
  • Rome 1566 - 1573
    completed the unfinished works of his brother Taddeo after his death; made a series of frescoes in his own house (Palazzo Zuccaro) in Rome. Houbraken 1718-1721 mentions, that Otto van Veen was his apprentice here.
  • Frankrijk 1576
  • Engeland 1576
    stayed here for six months (Kollmann 2000)
  • Nederlanden (historische regio) 1576
  • Florence 1576 - 1580
    completed the frescoes in the dome of the Duomo, started by Vasari. Bernardo Vecchietti played a major role in the mediation for this.
  • Rome 1580
  • Venetië 1582
  • Loreto (Italië) 1583
  • El Escorial 1585 - 1589
    worked with Antonio Ricci (ca. 1565-1609) in El Escorial
  • Rome 1590 - 1603
  • Marche (regio Italië) 1603 - 1609
Teacher at academy/university
Accademia del Disegno (Florence) Accademia di San Luca (Rome)
was one of the founders and its head in 1598
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
allegory, architecture (genre), figure study (main subject), figure, history (as a genre), mythology, portrait, portrait, Christian religious scene
Product
treaty
Il lamento della pittura (1605); Idea de' pittori, scultori et architetti (1607); Passaggio per l'Italia (1608)
Entered on: 1992-02-01; Modification on: 2020-04-26

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