A double sided drawing which relates to Taddeo's fresco of 'The Battle of Tunis' in the Sala Regia of the Vatican.
Studies for 'The Battle of Tunis' by Taddeo Zuccaro, c. 15641565
© Fitzwilliam Museum
- Recto: pen, brown ink, brown wash with lead white; Verso: black chalk
- 39.5 x 28.4 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £50,000 ( Total: £135,000)
- Acquired in:
- Maggs Bros
Stylistically the drawings compare well with late drawings by Taddeo.
Sir Peter Lely; private collector; Richardson sale, 1747; Foljambe family; by descent; Maggs Bros, 2000.
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