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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 156,397 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Agostino Carracci is the 178th most popular painter (up from 211th in 2019), the 635th most popular biography from Italy (up from 718th in 2019) and the 46th 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 178 out of 1,421Before him are Henry Fuseli, Pieter de Hooch, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Petrus Christus, Emil Nolde, and Angelica Kauffman. After him are Pierre Bonnard, Francis Picabia, Theo van Gogh, Nicholas Roerich, Lucas Cranach the Younger, and Thomas Gainsborough.

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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, Irina Godunova, Oda Nobutada, Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg, Lew Sapieha, and Philip Howard, 13th Earl of Arundel. Among people deceased in 1602, Agostino Carracci ranks 1After him are Giacomo della Porta, Renata of Lorraine, Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak, Emilio de' Cavalieri, Ii Naomasa, Li Zhi, Friedrich Wilhelm I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, Kanijeli Siyavuş Pasha, Catherine of Brandenburg-Küstrin, Caspar Peucer, and Juan de Fuca.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Agostino Carracci ranks 635 out of 4,668Before him are Charles Edward Stuart (1720), Charles Albert of Sardinia (1798), Bona Sforza (1494), Vittorio Emanuele Orlando (1860), Angela Merici (1474), and Ornella Muti (1955). After him are Fausto Cercignani (1941), Pope John XIII (930), Desiderius (710), Hiero II of Syracuse (-308), Publius Clodius Pulcher (-90), and Giancarlo Giannini (1942).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Agostino Carracci ranks 46Before him are Filippino Lippi (1457), Lavinia Fontana (1552), Gentile Bellini (1429), Antonello da Messina (1430), Giulio Romano (1499), and Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720). After him are John William Waterhouse (1849), Pietro da Cortona (1596), Fra Bartolomeo (1472), Benozzo Gozzoli (1420), Pisanello (1395), and Zeuxis (-500).