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ZUCCARO, Federico (1540 - 1609), Painter, draughtsman, writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ZUCCARO, Federico (1540 - 1609), Painter, draughtsman, writer

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born probably in 1540 or 1542 or 1543, in San Angelo in Vado; died 20 July 1609, in Ancona.

Painter, draughtsman, writer. History painting, religious subjects, portraits.

[not available online]Federico Zuccaro was the younger brother of Taddeo Zuccaro, under whom he studied in Rome. He was soon qualified to assist his brother and, with the consent of Pope Pius IV,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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