Two Nymphs

Taddeo Zuccaro, Italian, 1529 - 1566


about 1561-1566

Red and black chalk on laid paper

Overall: 7 15/16 × 9 5/8 in. (20.2 × 24.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund



Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in brown ink, on mount, lower center: Fred Zuccaro; lower right, collection mark of Peter Lely (Lugt 2092): LP

Course History

ARTH 82, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2012

SART 15, Drawing I, Kate Emlen, Fall 2013

ARTH 83, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26-June 9, 1996.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, p.128, ill., no. 71.


about 1603-1618 ownership unknown; 1618-1680 in the collection of Peter Lely, London; 1680-1993 ownership unknown; January 13, 1993 Christie's Sale, New York, New York; 1993-1995 collection of Robert Dance, Inc., New York, New York; 1995 purchased from Robert Dance, Inc.

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