Agostino Carracci

1557 - 1602

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Agostino Carracci (or Caracci; 16 August 1557 – 22 March 1602) was an Italian painter, printmaker, tapestry designer, and art teacher. He was, together with his brother, Annibale Carracci, and cousin, Ludovico Carracci, one of the founders of the Accademia degli Incamminati (Academy of the Progressives) in Bologna. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Agostino Carracci has received more than 181,401 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Agostino Carracci is the 229th most popular painter (down from 180th in 2019), the 777th most popular biography from Italy (down from 633rd in 2019) and the 59th most popular Italian Painter.

Agostino Carracci is most famous for his contributions to the art of painting. He was born in Bologna, Italy and died in Rome. He was a member of the Carracci family of painters.

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Among painters, Agostino Carracci ranks 229 out of 2,023Before him are Luca Giordano, Simon Vouet, Lucas van Leyden, Joshua Reynolds, Ferdinand Hodler, and Charles-François Daubigny. After him are Peder Severin Krøyer, Gerard van Honthorst, Lorenzo Lotto, Nicholas Roerich, Lorenzo di Credi, and Jacopo Bellini.

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Among people born in 1557, Agostino Carracci ranks 4Before him are Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor, Feodor I of Russia, and Giovanni Gabrieli. After him are Stephen Bocskai, Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, Balthasar Gérard, Oda Nobutada, Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg, Irina Godunova, Lew Sapieha, and Leandro Bassano. Among people deceased in 1602, Agostino Carracci ranks 2Before him is Giacomo della Porta. After him are Renata of Lorraine, Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak, Ii Naomasa, Emilio de' Cavalieri, Kobayakawa Hideaki, Li Zhi, Friedrich Wilhelm I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, Catherine of Brandenburg-Küstrin, Hedwig of Brandenburg, Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, and Kanijeli Siyavuş Pasha.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Agostino Carracci ranks 777 out of 5,161Before him are Lucius Cornelius Cinna (-135), Paolo dal Pozzo Toscanelli (1397), Giovanni Battista Belzoni (1778), Giovanni Paisiello (1740), Amalasuntha (495), and Italo Balbo (1896). After him are Vannozza dei Cattanei (1442), Mina (1940), Maria Luisa of Spain (1745), Lorenzo Lotto (1480), Isabella of Aragon, Queen of France (1248), and Tancred, King of Sicily (1138).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Agostino Carracci ranks 59Before him are Pietro da Cortona (1596), Pisanello (1395), Francesco Guardi (1712), John William Waterhouse (1849), Rosso Fiorentino (1494), and Luca Giordano (1634). After him are Lorenzo Lotto (1480), Lorenzo di Credi (1459), Jacopo Bellini (1396), Antonio del Pollaiolo (1429), Sebastiano del Piombo (1485), and Il Sodoma (1477).