ZUCCHI, Italian family of artists
The family was based in Venice and is best known for engraving, although some members were also painters. Andrea Zucchi (1679-1740), son of Giuseppe Zucchi who moved to Venice from Alano, near Bergamo, was an engraver, painter and stage designer. Andrea Zucchi's brother Francesco Zucchi (1692-1764) was an engraver, another brother, Carlo Zucchi (1682-1767) was an architect. Francesco's sons Antonio Zucchi (1726-1796) and Giuseppe Carlo Zucchi (1721-1805) were printmakers. Andrea's son Lorenzo Zucchi (1704-1779) was engraver, active in Germany.