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Drawing - Adoration of Saints

Adoration of Saints

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1555-1609 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Zuccaro, Federico (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen, washed with neutral tint; squared for copying, and slightly tinted

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.195

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 17

Physical description

Adoration of Saints; Most of them kneeling, the two principal figures crossing themselves; Pen, washed with neutral tint; Squared for copying, and slightly tinted.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, drawn)

Date

ca. 1555-1609 (made)

Artist/maker

Zuccaro, Federico (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen, washed with neutral tint; squared for copying, and slightly tinted

Dimensions

Height: 9.3 in, Width: 14.3 in

Descriptive line

Zuccaro, Federico; Adoration of Saints; Most of them kneeling, the two principal figures crossing themselves; Pen, washed with neutral tint; Squared for copying, and slightly tinted; Italian; ca. 1555-1609.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.
Ward-Jackson, Peter, Italian Drawings Volume I. 14th-16th century, London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1979, p. 194.

The text is as follows:

ZUCCARO, FREDERICO
(c.1540-1609)

423

St Peter and the disciples parying to God to decide whether Barsabas or Matthias shall take the place of Judas as an apostle (Acts I: 23)
Inscribed in ink ‘Federico Zuccaro’
Pen and brown ink and grey wash; squared in red chalk
9 1/8 x 14 ¼ (232 x 361) \dyce 195

PROVENACE Dyce Bequest 1869

LITERATURE Dyce Catalogue no. 195 (as by Federico Zuccaro); Popham, Windsor originali…, 1766-74).

Materials

Pen

Techniques

Drawing; Wash; Tinting; Squaring (transferring technique)

Subjects depicted

Saints

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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