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. This teaching academy promoted the Carracci emphasized drawing from life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Agostino Carracci has received more than 124,189 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Agostino Carracci is the 211th most popular painter (down from 187th in 2019), the 718th most popular biography from Italy (down from 619th in 2019) and the 57th 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 211 out of 1,428Before him are Ivan Shishkin, Aristide Maillol, Pietro da Cortona, Andrea Pozzo, Gerard van Honthorst, and Andrea del Castagno. After him are Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, Ferdinand Hodler, Rosso Fiorentino, Charles-François Daubigny, Niko Pirosmani, and Antonio del Pollaiolo.

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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 Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, Stephen Bocskai, Balthasar Gérard, Oda Nobutada, Lew Sapieha, Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg, Thomas Morley, and Jean de Sponde. Among people deceased in 1602, Agostino Carracci ranks 2Before him is Giacomo della Porta. After him are Renata of Lorraine, Emilio de' Cavalieri, Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak, Ii Naomasa, Li Zhi, Friedrich Wilhelm I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, Catherine of Brandenburg-Küstrin, Thomas Morley, and Juan de Fuca.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Agostino Carracci ranks 718 out of 4,088Before him are Vannozza dei Cattanei (1442), Fausto Coppi (1919), Pope Donus (610), Andrea del Castagno (1420), Pope Stephen VI (850), and Vittorio Monti (1868). After him are Pope Leo VII (900), Catherine Cornaro (1454), Sextus Pompey (-67), Giacinto Facchetti (1942), Poggio Bracciolini (1380), and Nicola Pisano (1225).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Agostino Carracci ranks 57Before him are Pisanello (1395), Jacopo Bellini (1396), Luca Giordano (1634), Pietro da Cortona (1596), Andrea Pozzo (1642), and Andrea del Castagno (1420). After him are Rosso Fiorentino (1494), Antonio del Pollaiolo (1429), Il Sodoma (1477), Pietro Lorenzetti (1280), Gentile da Fabriano (1370), and Lorenzo Lotto (1480).