Allegories of Faith and Hope, Flanking the Zuccaro Emblem

Pen and brown ink, brush with brown wash, over black chalk underdrawing | 18.1 x 41.7cm | c. 1595

Federico Zuccaro

Allegorical figures of Faith and Hope sit on either side of a sugar loaf stuck with lilies, the Zuccaro family emblem, which plays on the Italian word for sugar, zucchero. Dressed in a long, hooded cloak gathered at her throat, Faith holds a cross in...
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