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Unidentified scene from Ancient History
Anonymous (Circle of: Zuccaro, Federico)
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Anonymous (Circle of: Zuccaro, Federico)

Unidentified scene from Ancient History

Second half of the XVI century. Wash, White lead, Pencil, Pencil ground, Grey-brown ink on blue paper. Not on display

The original drawing recorded in this copy was probably intended as a design for maiolica. The subject may be Artaxerxes pointing to the head of Cyrus.

Technical data

Inventory number
Anonymous (Circle of: Zuccaro, Federico)
Unidentified scene from Ancient History
Second half of the XVI century
Wash; White lead; Pencil; Pencil ground; Grey-brown ink
Blue paper
Diameter: 265 mm.
Bequest of Pedro Fernández Durán y Bernaldo de Quirós, 1931; I. Brun

Bibliography +

Museo Nacional del Prado, Catálogo de dibujos. Dibujos italianos del siglo XVI (por Nicholas Turner, con la colaboración de José Manuel Matilla), V, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2004, pp. 423.

Turner, Nicholas, From Michelangelo to Annibale Carracci. A century of Italian drawings from the Prado, Art Services International, Chicago, 2008, pp. 423.

Other inventories +

Inv. Legado Pedro Fernández Durán, 1931. Núm. 1268.



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Update date: 06-04-2021 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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