The Age of Gold

Author:     Painted in: 1541?-1589/90    Framework: Oil on wood, 50x38.5    Located in: The Cinquecento Corridor
The Age of Silver - Jacopo Zucchi (Oil on wood, 50x38.5)

Together with two other panels (Inv. 1890, 1506 and 1509, see below) from the Villa Medici in Rome; brought to Florence in 1587 by Ferdinando I de\' Medici. First mentioned in the inventory of the Uffizi in 1635.

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Zucchi was a Mannerist painter from Florence; much of his early work can be traced through his training with Giorgio Vasari (1511 – 1574), His first noted works were drawings from Pisa in 1561,...Read more