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CARRACCI, Ludovico (<i>died</i> 1619), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CARRACCI, Ludovico (died 1619), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Baptised 21 April 1555 in Bologna, Italy; died 13 December 1619, in Bologna.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits.

Bolognese School.

[not available online] [not available online]Ludovico Carracci was born into trade, and struggled to establish himself as an artist. Enrolled in the studio of Prospero Fontana, his fellow students nicknamed him 'the bull' in reference to his father's profession as

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