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Federico Zuccaro

(1539 or 1540-1609), Painter

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 23 portraits
Federico Zuccaro was an Italian painter and art theorist who became the central figure of the Roman Mannerist school and one of the best-known painters in Europe. Until 1561, he was pupil of his older brother, the painter Taddeo Zuccaro. In 1565 Zuccaro worked in Florence under the painter, architect, and biographer Giorgio Vasari and codified the theory of Mannerism in L'idea de' scultori, pittori e architetti (The Idea of Sculptors, Painters, and Architects, 1607). In 1593, he became the first president of the Academy of St. Luke in Rome. On a visit to England in 1575 Zuccaro painted portraits of Queen Elizabeth I and the Earl of Leicester.

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Sir Nicholas Bacon, after Federico Zuccaro - NPG D25370

Sir Nicholas Bacon

after Federico Zuccaro
line engraving, probably 18th century
NPG D25370

Sir Francis Walsingham, by Jacobus Houbraken, after  Federico Zuccaro - NPG D25355

Sir Francis Walsingham

by Jacobus Houbraken, after Federico Zuccaro
line engraving, published 1738
NPG D25355

Sir Nicholas Bacon, by Jacobus Houbraken, after  Federico Zuccaro - NPG D25365

Sir Nicholas Bacon

by Jacobus Houbraken, after Federico Zuccaro
line engraving, 1738
NPG D25365

Sir Francis Walsingham, by Jacobus Houbraken, after  Federico Zuccaro - NPG D7668

Sir Francis Walsingham

by Jacobus Houbraken, after Federico Zuccaro
line engraving, published 1738
NPG D7668

Sir Francis Walsingham, by Jacobus Houbraken, after  Federico Zuccaro - NPG D20110

Sir Francis Walsingham

by Jacobus Houbraken, after Federico Zuccaro
line engraving, published 1738
NPG D20110

Sir Francis Walsingham, after Federico Zuccaro - NPG D25361

Sir Francis Walsingham

after Federico Zuccaro
line engraving, 1750
NPG D25361

Queen Elizabeth I, by S. Watts, after  Federico Zuccaro - NPG D31835

Queen Elizabeth I

by S. Watts, after Federico Zuccaro
stipple engraving printed in two colours, published 1773 (1575)
NPG D31835

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, by Simon Watts, after  Federico Zuccaro - NPG D25151

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester

by Simon Watts, after Federico Zuccaro
crayon-manner engraving printed in colours, 1773 (1575)
NPG D25151

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, by Simon Watts, after  Federico Zuccaro - NPG D25152

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester

by Simon Watts, after Federico Zuccaro
crayon-manner engraving, 1773
NPG D25152

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, by Simon Watts, after  Federico Zuccaro - NPG D37266

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester

by Simon Watts, after Federico Zuccaro
crayon-manner engraving printed in colours, 1773 (1575)
NPG D37266

Mary, Queen of Scots, by John Keyse Sherwin, after  Federico Zuccaro - NPG D25075

Mary, Queen of Scots

by John Keyse Sherwin, after Federico Zuccaro
line engraving, 1788
NPG D25075

Queen Elizabeth I, by Adam, after  Federico Zuccaro - NPG D31836

Queen Elizabeth I

by Adam, after Federico Zuccaro
stipple engraving printed in two colours, published 1795 (1575)
NPG D31836

Sir Nicholas Bacon, by Robert Graves, after  Federico Zuccaro - NPG D25368

Sir Nicholas Bacon

by Robert Graves, after Federico Zuccaro
line engraving, possibly early 19th century
NPG D25368

Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, by Joseph John Jenkins, after  Federico Zuccaro - NPG D25758

Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury

by Joseph John Jenkins, after Federico Zuccaro
stipple engraving, early to mid 19th century
NPG D25758

Edward Somerset, 4th Earl of Worcester, by J. Parker, after  Federico Zuccaro - NPG D25772

Edward Somerset, 4th Earl of Worcester

by J. Parker, after Federico Zuccaro
line engraving, early 19th century
NPG D25772

Edward Somerset, 4th Earl of Worcester, by Henry Bone, after  Federico Zuccaro - NPG D17140

Edward Somerset, 4th Earl of Worcester

by Henry Bone, after Federico Zuccaro
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, June 1812
NPG D17140

Edward Somerset, 4th Earl of Worcester, published by George Smeeton, after  Federico Zuccaro - NPG D25773

Edward Somerset, 4th Earl of Worcester

published by George Smeeton, after Federico Zuccaro
stipple engraving, published 1 August 1814
NPG D25773

Edward Somerset, 4th Earl of Worcester, by R. Cooper, after  Federico Zuccaro - NPG D25771

Edward Somerset, 4th Earl of Worcester

by R. Cooper, after Federico Zuccaro
line engraving, published 1817
NPG D25771

Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, by Charles Picart, published by  Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor & Jones, published by  Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after  William Hilton, after  Federico Zuccaro - NPG D25757

Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury

by Charles Picart, published by Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor & Jones, published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after William Hilton, after Federico Zuccaro
stipple engraving, published 1 March 1820
NPG D25757

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Sir Nicholas Bacon

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Federico Zuccaro
line engraving, published 1738
NPG D42893

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