Federico Zuccaro

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Federico Zuccaro
approximately 1540-1609
Frederick Barbarossa Kisses the Hand of the Schismatic Pope Victor IV, after Veronese
Black and red chalk, on two pieces of paper joined horizontally from the top; remnants of framing lines in black ink.
on sheet: 13 1/4 x 9 inches (336 x 228 mm); added strip: 1 11/16 inches, at top
Gift of János Scholz.

Watermark: none visible through lining.
The present drawing recently has been identified as a copy by Federico Zuccaro after Paolo Veronese's "Federico Barbarossa Submits to the Schismatic Pope Vittore IV", created in 1562-64 for the Sala del Maggior Consiglio in the Ducal Palace in Venice and destroyed by fire in 1577.


Inscribed at lower right, in graphite, "c 30"; on verso of lining, at upper center, in pen and brown ink, [illegible, cropped]; at lower left, in graphite, "Zucchero 241".

Padre Sebastiano Resta?, Milan (1635-1714; no mark; see Lugt 2992); John Lord Somers? (1650-1716; no mark; see Lugt 2981); Jean-Denis Lempereur, Paris (1701-1779; Lugt 1740); Sir Thomas Lawrence, London (1769-1830; Lugt 2445); Samuel Woodburn, London (1786-1853; no mark; see Lugt 2584); Lawrence-Woodburn sale, London, Christie's 4-8 June 1860, part of lot 1074; Sir Thomas Phillips, London (1792-1872; no mark; see Lugt S. 924b); by descent to T. Fitzroy Phillips Fenwick; A.S.W. Rosenbach, Philadelphia; John Fleming, New York; from whom acquired by János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
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Veronese, 1528-1588, after.
Resta, Sebastiano, former owner.
Somers, John Somers, Baron, 1651-1716, former owner.
Lempereur, Jean-Denis, 1701-1779, former owner.
Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830, former owner.
Woodburn, Samuel, 1785 or 1786-1853 former owner.
Phillips, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872, former owner.
Fenwick, Thomas FitzRoy Phillipps, 1856-1938, former owner.
Rosenbach, A. S. W. (Abraham Simon Wolf), 1876-1952, former owner.
Fleming, John, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.


Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 318.
Muraro, Michelangelo. Venetian Drawings from the Collection János Scholz. Venice : N. Pozza, 1957, p. 25, under no. 25.
Terisio Pignatti, Venetian Drawings from American Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas; St. Louis Art Museum, 1974-75, no. 31, repr.
J.A. Gere, "The Lawrence-Phillips-Rosenbach 'Zuccaro Album.'"
Master Drawings, VIII, no. 2, 1970, 123-140, no. 20, repr. pl. 13 (includes previous bibliography and exhibitions).
Julius S. Held, review of "European Drawings, 1375-1825 at the Morgan Library."
Master Drawings, XIX, no. 2, 1981, 177.

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