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CARRACCI, Annibale (<i>died</i> 1609), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CARRACCI, Annibale (died 1609), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Baptised 3 November 1560 in Bologna (Emilia-Romagna); died 15 July 1609, in Rome.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, landscapes with figures.

Bolognese School.

[not available online] [not available online]Annibale's father, the tailor Antonio Carracci, at first wanted him to take up his trade. Fortunately, with the support of his cousin, Lodovico Carracci, Annibale instead began an artistic apprenticeship

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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