Caracci (15571602)

Caracci or Carracci, a family of painters, born at Bologna: Ludovico, the founder of a new school of painting, the principle of which was eclecticism, in consequence of which it is known as the Eclectic School, or imitation of the styles of the best masters (1555-1619); Annibale, cousin and pupil, did “St. Roche distributing Alms,” and his chief, “Three Marys weeping over Christ”; went to Rome and painted the celebrated Farnese gallery, a work which occupied him four years (1560-1609); Agostino, brother of above, assisted him in the frescoes of the gallery, the “Communion of St. Jerome” his greatest work (15571602).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Caprara, Cardinal
Capre`ra
Capri
Caprivi, Count
Capua
Capuchins
Capulets
Capyba`ra
Caracalla
Caracas
Caracci
Caractacus
Caradoc
Caraffa
Caraglio
Caravaggio
Caravanserai
Carbohydrates
Carbonari
Cardan, Jerome
Cardiff

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