Figure group with a child playing pipes


  • Title

    Figure group with a child playing pipes

  • Artist/maker

    Taddeo Zuccaro (1529 - 1566)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

  • Material and technique

    pen and brown ink with brown wash, heightened with white bodycolour, over traces of blind stylus on laid paper prepared with brown wash, laid down

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 27.2 x 19.8 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1948.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Acidini Luchinat, Cristina, Taddeo e Federico Zuccari: fratelli pittori del Cinquecento, 1, 2 (Milan: Archivi arte antica, 1998), 22, note 78

Gere, John A., ‘Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum’, The Burlington Magazine, 99, (1957), 162

Gere, John A, Taddeo Zuccaro: his development studied in his drawings (London: Faber and Faber, 1969), 160

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