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Lodovico Carracci

Italian painter and draftsman, active in Bologna

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Lodovico's style is charaterized by being less classical than that of his younger cousins, Agostino and Annibale, his figures have a sense of other-worldliness, and he is more influenced by Mannerist art than his cousins. Like his cousins, he espoused the direct study of nature, especially through figure drawing; he was influenced by the paintings of Correggio and the Venetians.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500009619.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Lodovico Carracci:

Attributed to Lodovico Carracci Virgin and Child with Angels, late 16th century - early 17th century Etching
Simone Cantarini after Lodovico Carracci St. Benedict Casting out Devils, 17th century Etching
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