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Federico Barocci

 (1526/28 - 1612)
Federico Barocci was active/lived in Italy.  Federico Barocci is known for Renaissance religious figure and genre painting, altar pieces.

Federico Barocci

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Federico Barocci (c. 1526, Urbino - 1612, Urbino) was an Italian Renaissance painter and printmaker. His original name was Federico Fiori, and he was nicknamed Il Baroccio, which still in northwestern Italian dialects means a two wheel cart drawn by oxen. His work was highly esteemed and influential, and foreshadows the Baroque* of Rubens.

Barocci was born at Urbino, Duchy of Urbino, and he received his earliest apprenticeship with his father, Ambrogio Barocci, a sculptor of some local eminence. He was then apprenticed with the painter Battista Franco in Urbino. He accompanied his uncle, Bartolomeo Genga to Pesaro, then in 1548 to Rome, where he was worked in the pre-eminent studio of the day, that of the Mannerist* painters, Taddeo   ...  Displaying 750 of 6502 characters.

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About  Federico Barocci

Born:  1526/28 - Urbino, Italy
Died:   1612 - Urbino, Italy
Known for:  Renaissance religious figure and genre painting, altar pieces