Zuccaro family [Zuccari; Zucchero; Zuccheri]
- Liana De Girolami Cheney
Italian family of artists. The painter Ottaviano Zuccaro (b nr Urbino, c. 1505) had two sons, (1) Taddeo Zuccaro and (2) Federico Zuccaro, who were leaders in the development of a classicizing style of painting that succeeded High Mannerism in Rome in the late 16th century. Apart from important commissions for churches, the brothers participated in some of the most significant decorative projects of the period, including the Sala Regia in the Vatican and the Villa Farnese at Caprarola. ...