Coronation of the Virgin, with the Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence
Italy (Artist's nationality:)
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Pen and brown ink with brush and brown wash, heightened with lead-white gouache (partially oxidized), over touches of black chalk, on cream laid paper, pieced and laid down on ivory card
Inscribed recto, lower center, in pen and brown ink: "Frederico Zucchero"; lower right, in pen and brown ink: "1570 d"; verso, upper left on mount [on sticker], in black crayon: "050 (?)/14"; upper center on mount, in graphite: "No. 20"; lower center on mount, in graphite: "3"
57.1 × 42.7 cm (22 1/2 × 16 13/16 in.)
Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection
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Cristina Acidini Luchinat, “Federico Zuccari e l’inspirazione dantesca nella Cupola del Duomo di Firenze” in Federico Zuccari e Dante, exh. cat. (Milan: Electa, 1993), p. 47 (ill.).
J.A. Gere, “Two of Taddeo Zuccaro’s last commissions, completed by Federico Zuccaro. II: The High Altarpiece in S. Lorenzo in Damaso,”Burlington Magazine CVIII (1966): pp. 341–45, p. 341 n.6.
Michael Jaffé, The Devonshire Collection of Italian Drawings, Roman and Neapolitan Schools, vol. 2 (London: Phaidon Press, 1994), p. 238, cat. 384, ill..
Cristina Acidini Luchinat, Taddeo e Federico Zuccari: fratelli pittori del Cinquecento, 2 vols. (Milan, Jandi Sapi Editori, 1998), vol. 1, p. 282 n. 49.
Suzanne Folds McCullagh (ed.), Drawings in Dialogue: Old Master Through Modern, The Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection, exh. cat. (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 2006), pp. 28-29, cat. 4 (ill.).
International Exhibitions Foundation, “Old Master Drawings from Chatsworth, A Loan Exhibition from the Devonshire Collection,” 1969, pp. 35–37, cat. 74 (ill.); shown in Washington, Philadelphia, New York, Toronto, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Kansas City, Providence, and Houston, and London,
Aarhus Kunstmuseum, “Mestertegninger fra Chatsworth,” Sept. 8–30, 1973, p. 17, cat. 44.
Milwaukee Art Museum, “Renaissance into Baroque, Italian Master Drawings by the Zuccari, 1550–1600,” Nov. 17, 1989-Jan. 14, 1990, pp. 192–95, cat. 60 (ill.).
Art Institute of Chicago, “Gifts of a Lifetime, Old Master Drawings,” Dec. 11, 1998-Mar. 30, 1999, checklist no. 8.
Art Institute of Chicago, “Drawings in Dialogue: Old Master Through Modern, The Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection,” June 3–July 30, 2006, pp. 29-29, cat. 4 (ill.).
Nicholas Lanier (died 1666), London [stamp (Lugt 2885) recto, lower left, in black]. Nicolaes Anthoni Flinck (died 1723), Rotterdam [stamp (Lugt 959) recto, lower right, in black]; sold to William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire (died 1729), Chatsworth [inv. 199]; sold, Christie’s, London, July 3, 1984, lot 45, to Dorothy Braude Edinburg, Brookline, MA; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2012.
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