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Carracci

C. van Tuyll van Serooskerken, Nicholas Turner and Daniele Benati

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Italian family of artists. The family, originally from Cremona, had settled around the middle of the 15th century in Bologna, where its male members earned their living as tradesmen. A genealogical tree (excluding the female family members) was drawn up around 1600 by (2) Agostino Carracci (London, BM; Malvasia, i, p. 326). Three members of the family, (1) Ludovico Carracci and his cousins (2) Agostino Carracci and (3) Annibale Carracci, rose to artistic prominence

Keywords: Introduction; Family members

Reference Entry.  19684 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Art

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