Born: Aug 16, 1557 AD
Died: 1602 AD, at 44 years of age.
1557 - Born in Bologna on the 16th of August.
1574 - He worked as a reproductive engraver, copying works of 16th century masters such as Federico Barocci, Tintoretto, Antonio Campi, Veronese and Correggio.
1582 - He travelled to Venice.
1584 - He worked in Bologna on the fresco cycles in Palazzo Fava.
1586-1587 - He travelled to Parma.
- His altarpiece of the Madonna with Child and Saints, in the National Gallery of Parma.
1590 - He work in Palazzo Magnani.
1592 - He also painted the Communion of St. Jerome, now in the Pinacoteca di Bologna and considered his masterwork.
1598 - Carracci joined his brother Annibale in Rome, to collaborate on the decoration of the Gallery in Palazzo Farnese.
1600 - He was called to Parma by Duke Ranuccio I Farnese to began the decoration of the Palazzo del Giardino, but he died before it was finished.
1602 - Died on the 22nd of March.
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