Carracci

(redirected from Carracci family)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Related to Carracci family: Annibale Carracci, Agostino Carracci, Caracci, Ludovico Carracci

Car·rac·ci

 (kə-rä′chē, kä-rät′-)
Family of Bolognese painters, including Agostino (1557-1602), his brother Annibale (1560-1609), and their cousin Lodovico (1555-1619). Their works and influence led a reform of Mannerism that provided a transition to the baroque style.

Carracci

(kəˈrɑːtʃɪ; Italian karˈrattʃi)
n
(Biography) a family of Italian painters, born in Bologna: Agostino (aɡosˈtiːno) (1557–1602); his brother, Annibale (anˈniːbale) (1560–1609), noted for his frescoes, esp in the Palazzo Farnese, Rome; and their cousin, Ludovico (ludoˈviːko) (1555–1619). They were influential in reviving the classical tradition of the Renaissance and founded a teaching academy (1582) in Bologna
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
A survey of the Carracci family and their followers, the exhibition includes several works displayed in the us for the first time.
The city embraced the exhibition by throwing open the doors of the Fava, Magnani and Sampieri palaces, which contain frescoes by the Carracci family.