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Alcune notizie sugli artisti fiorentini presso l’Arciconfraternita di san Giovanni Decollato in Roma e una precisazione per Jacopo Zucchi

 

Lara Scanu

 

This paper analyzes the role of the artists belonging to the Archconfraternity of San Giovanni Decollato in Rome and how their works have a strong indentity character, referred directly to Florence, the place where the confreres’ families came from. Particular attention is paid to Jacopo Zucchi, whose activity as a confrere has been read in the light of new documents. Among these evidences is very interesting the report of a meeting, where is registered the date of the placement of the Zucchi’s painting for one of the altars of the Confraternity’s Church depicting the Birth of St. John the Baptist.