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Located between the Loggia of Hercules and the Room of Farnese Deeds in the southeast corner of the pentagonal palace, the circular chapel was designed by Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola (1507-1573) in 1550.
Its decorative scheme features depictions of Old and New Testament subjects. The walls of the chapel feature images of the apostles in illusionistic frames paired with grisailles depicting their martyrdoms, as well as other biblical histories also designed by Zuccaro.2 For his design for the central scene in the vault, Zuccaro drew upon Michelangelo's composition of on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome.
Although Zuccaro's final fresco faithfully follows the basic composition laid out in the drawing, a comparison between the sketch and fresco reveals significant changes in the artist's conception of the work.
Federico Zuccaro was engaged on the decorative campaign of the Palazzo Farnese in Caprarola after the death of his brother Taddeo in 1566.1 (At this time the palace was the dynastic retreat of Cardinal Alessandro Farnese [1545-1592].) Federico created the vault design for the small circular chapel about 1566-69.
Courtright Biography Federico Zuccaro joined his elder brother and fellow artist Taddeo (1529-1566) in Rome between 15, and worked with him on decorative projects that included the Casino of Pius IV in the Vatican gardens and the Palazzo Farnese at Caprarola. There are also several small tears along the right and left edges of the sheet.
Despite many trips to other cities and countries during the course of his career, he always returned to Rome and its environs to work on major commissions. Watermarks of the old backing papers are 1) watermark with Crown and Star, a variant of Briquet 4832-; and 2) Lily, a variant of Briquet 70, a paper from Caprarola.8 Footnotes 1.
He did, however, make three substantive changes from the famous model.
First, he reversed Michelangelo's figures so that God's gesture of creation could be read from left to right in a conventional, narrative fashion, rather than in the direction dictated by the program of the Sistine ceiling.
In 1574 Federico traveled to England, where he painted numerous portraits of aristocracy and royalty, as well as to The Netherlands, Spain, and France.