Carracci



Agostino
[ah-gaw-stee-naw] /ˌɑ gɔˈsti nɔ/ (Show IPA), 1557–1602, and his brother, Annibale
[ahn-nee-bah-le] /ɑnˈni bɑ lɛ/ (Show IPA) 1560–1609, Italian painters.
their cousin, Ludovico
[loo-daw-vee-kaw] /ˌlu dɔˈvi kɔ/ (Show IPA), 1555–1619, Italian painter.
Historical Examples

But few tell what they are doing so plainly as did the Carracci.
Barbara’s Heritage Deristhe L. Hoyt

The series of the Italian painters will end with the Carracci.
Visits and Sketches at Home and Abroad with Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected Anna Jameson

He did, as far as it is possible to do it, instinctively and unaffectedly, what the Carracci only pretended to do.
A Popular Handbook to the National Gallery, Volume I, Foreign Schools Various

Il Rosso was neither a Michelangelo nor a Carracci; but he set a fashion.
Illuminated Manuscripts John W. Bradley

The Carracci gallery separates the bedrooms from the salons.
The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912 Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone

Painting the martyrdom of St. Andrew, Carracci one day caught him in a violent passion, speaking in a terrible and menacing tone.
Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) Isaac D’Israeli

The great gallery with the famous Carracci frescoes looked beautiful in the daylight, and we saw them much better.
Italian Letters of a Diplomat’s Life Mary Alsop King Waddington

We had tea in the long gallery with all Raphael’s and Carracci’s beautiful gods and cupids over our heads.
Italian Letters of a Diplomat’s Life Mary Alsop King Waddington

Of the Carracci, at least eight or nine, particularly the genius of Fame, which should be compared with that of Guido.
Visits and Sketches at Home and Abroad with Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected Anna Jameson

Guido afterwards removed to the school of the Carracci, and became one of their most celebrated pupils.
A Popular Handbook to the National Gallery, Volume I, Foreign Schools Various

noun
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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