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Lodovico Carracci

 (1555 - 1619)
Lodovico Carracci was active/lived in Italy.  Lodovico Carracci is known for Altarpiece paintings with Madonna, frescoes, cathedral decoration.

Lodovico Carracci

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The Carracci was a family of Bolognese painters, the brothers Agostino (1557-1602) and Annibale (1560-1609) and their cousin Lodovico (1555-1619), who were prominent figures at the end of the 16th century in the movement against the prevailing Mannerist artificiality of Italian painting.

They worked together early in their careers, and it is not easy to distinguish their shares in, for example, the cycle of frescos in the Palazzo Fava in Bologna (c.1583-84).

Lodovico was by temperament a fairly shy person who never found real success, unlike his cousin Annibale. Apart from traveling when young in the course of his studies and a brief and rather unpleasant stay in Rome, he spent all his life in the cosy atmosp  ...  Displaying 750 of 3579 characters.

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About  Lodovico Carracci

Born:  1555 - Bologna, Italy
Died:   1619 - Bologna, Italy
Known for:  Altarpiece paintings with Madonna, frescoes, cathedral decoration