[kuh-rah-chee; Italian kahr-raht-chee]
- A·go·sti·no [ah-gaw-stee-naw] /ˌɑ gɔˈsti nɔ/, 1557–1602, and his brother, An·ni·ba·le [ahn-nee-bah-le] /ɑnˈni bɑ lɛ/, 1560–1609, Italian painters.
- their cousinLu·do·vi·co [loo-daw-vee-kaw] /ˌlu dɔˈvi kɔ/, 1555–1619, Italian painter.
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Examples from the Web for carracci
The series of the Italian painters will end with the Carracci.
Il Rosso was neither a Michelangelo nor a Carracci; but he set a fashion.Illuminated Manuscripts
John W. Bradley
But few tell what they are doing so plainly as did the Carracci.Barbara's Heritage
Deristhe L. Hoyt
The Carracci gallery separates the bedrooms from the salons.The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912
Of the Carracci, at least eight or nine, particularly the genius of Fame, which should be compared with that of Guido.
- 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