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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • 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.

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Examples

  • Among the most important was the Bolognese Annibale Carracci, whose exquisite "River Landscape" opens the show.

    Painting's Changing Landscapes

  • This slippage or loss of message also bedevils the great Roman frescoed vaults of Carracci, Reni, Guercino and Baciccio, which, for the delighted but perplexed spectator, have become, essentially, over-the-top entertainments.

    The Heirloom City

  • This was in fact a history, albeit a cursory one, of Italian art, seen through the eyes of the Carracci.

    Monsignor Agucchi

  • A comparison between the versions by Domenichino and Carracci

    Domenichino: The Last Communion of St Jerome

  • He visited Bologna to see the painting by Carracci see below which was on the same theme.

    Domenichino: The Last Communion of St Jerome

  • [Return to the letter] 4 Hayter made two studies of Mary Magdalene, an engraving after Annibale Carracci titled, "Magdalen kneeling" (Woburn Abbey, 1825), and an etching titled, "Magdalen," from the "picture in possession of the Earl of Bradford, painted from Honble Sophia Fitzgerald."

    New Letters from Charles Brown to Joseph Severn

  • "The Art of Interpretation -- Italian Reproductive Prints from Mantegna to Carracci" shows drawings, paintings, printing plates and faience works.

    Time Off: Cultural Events in Europe

  • Before I could, Mr. Carracci introduced the two women as members of the PTA.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Middle School

  • Mr. Carracci then motioned the class to clap as they all did in unison.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Middle School

  • Ancient Greek sculpture influenced ancient Roman sculpture which influenced Cimabue who inspired Giotto who influenced Masaccio who influenced Raphael who inspired Annibale Carracci who taught Domenichino who worked alongside Poussin who influenced David who inspired Manet who was beloved of Degas who influenced Monet who inspired Mondrian who inspired Malevich who worked with Kandinsky who led to Jackson-goddamned-Pollock, thank you very much!

    The Art Thief

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