Annibale

Carracci

Artistic period 1551 to 1600

Nationality

Italian

Birth

1560 (Bologna)

Death

1609 (Roma)

Biography

Annibale Carracci (* before 3 November 1560 in Bologna; † 15 July 1609 in Rome) was an Italian painter and engraver. Besides Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio he is considered the founder of Italian baroque painting.