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Carracci, Lodovico

Born: 1555 AD
Died: 1619 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: Painters

1555 – He was born in Bologna on the 21st of April.

1585 – Ludovico was a founder and director (caposindaco) of the so-called Eclectic Academy of painting (also called the Accademia degli Incamminati), which in reality was a studio with apprenticed assistants.

         – Carracci’s own works are characterized by a strong mood invoked by broad gestures and flickering light that create spiritual emotion.

1619 – Ludovico Carracci died in Bologna on the 13th of November.