DAC Collection Artist Information
Italian painter, engraver, and draftsman
Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Born 1577 in Bologna, Agostino left his profession as a tailor to become an artist. His earliest works were engravings, which was an extremely profitable practice and he was famed for having attained new heights of perfection. He was also a skilled painter and collaborated with his famous relations on various commissions. He died 1602 in Parma.
Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500115349.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.
Objects related to Agostino Carracci:
|Agostino Carracci after Jacopo Tintoretto||The Madonna Appearing to St. Jerome, 1588||Engraving|
|Agostino Carracci after Jacopo Tintoretto||The Virgin Appearing to St. Jerome, 1588||Etching and engraving|
|Agostino Carracci||Omnia Vincit Amor, 1599||Engraving (with a crayon drawing on verso)|
|Agostino Carracci||The Fan (L’Eventail), ca. 1589-1595||Etching and engraving|
|Mauro Oddi after Agostino Carracci||The Rape of Europa, late 17th century||Etching|
|Strixner and Piloty after Agostino Carracci||St. Jerome, ca. 1811||Lithograph on laid paper|
|Strixner and Piloty after Agostino or Annibale Carracci||Christ as Man of Sorrows, ca. 1811||Lithograph on laid paper|
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