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Zucchi, Jacopo del

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00202542
Zucchi, Jacopo del

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1541, in Florence; died 1589 or 1590 or 1596, in Rome or Florence.

Painter. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects.

A pupil and later a collaborator of Giorgio Vasari, Jacopo del Zucchi visited Rome during the pontificate of Gregory XIII and received the patronage of Cardinal Ferdinand de' Medici. He worked alongside Vasari on the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence and was also commissioned by Cardinal de' Medici to paint major frescoes, notably in his palazzo in Florence (...

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Subjects: Painting ; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400) ; Religious Art ; Christian Art

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