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Carracci

[ kuh-rah-chee; Italian kahr-raht-chee ]

noun

  1. A·go·sti·no [ah-gaw-, stee, -naw], 1557–1602, and his brother, An·ni·ba·le [ahn-, nee, -bah-le], 1560–1609, Italian painters.
  2. their cousin Lu·do·vi·co [loo-daw-, vee, -kaw], 1555–1619, Italian painter.


Carracci

/ kəˈrɑːtʃɪ; karˈrattʃi /

noun

  1. CarracciAgostino15571602M CarracciAnnibale15601609M CarracciLudovico15551619M a family of Italian painters, born in Bologna: Agostino (aɡosˈtiːno) (1557–1602); his brother, Annibale (anˈniːbale) (1560–1609), noted for his frescoes, esp in the Palazzo Farnese, Rome; and their cousin, Ludovico (ludoˈviːko) (1555–1619). They were influential in reviving the classical tradition of the Renaissance and founded a teaching academy (1582) in Bologna


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The most interesting thing it contains is Ludovico Carracci's celebrated "Annunciation."

Painting the martyrdom of St. Andrew, Carracci one day caught him in a violent passion, speaking in a terrible and menacing tone.

The series of the Italian painters will end with the Carracci.

Guido afterwards removed to the school of the Carracci, and became one of their most celebrated pupils.

Annibale Carracci said of him that "if he was sometimes equal to Titian, he was often inferior to Tintoretto."

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