(b. 1529, Sant'Angelo in Vado, d. 1566, Roma)


Italian Mannerist painter, brother of Federico Zucccaro (c. 1540-1609), from the neighbourhood of Urbino. He worked mainly in Rome and although he was only 37 when he died he had made a great name for himself as a fresco decorator, working most notably for the Farnese family in their palace at Caprarola. His style was based on Michelangelo and Raphael and tended to be rather dry and wooden.