Baroque and Rococo


Baroque and Rococo Art Map




Annibale Carracci

(b Bologna, bapt 3 Nov 1560; d Rome, 15 July 1609).

Painter, draughtsman and printmaker, brother of Agostino Carracci. Since his lifetime, he has been considered one of the greatest Italian painters of his age. His masterpiece, the ceiling (1597–1601) of the Galleria Farnese, Rome, merges a vibrant naturalism with the formal language of classicism in a grand and monumental style. Annibale was also instrumental in evolving the ‘ideal’, classical landscape and is generally credited with the invention of CARICATURE.



Oil on canvas, 305 x 210 cm
Santa Maria della Carita, Bologna



Assumption of the Virgin

c. 1590
Oil on canvas, 130 x 97 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid


The Baptism of Christ

Oil on canvas
S. Gregorio, Bologna


The Beaneater

Oil on canvas, 57 x 68 cm
Galleria Colonna, Rome


Butcher's Shop

Oil on canvas, 185 x 266 cm
Christ Church Picture Gallery, Oxford



before 1595
Oil on canvas, 136 x 253 cm
Musee du Louvre, Paris



before 1595
Oil on canvas, 136 x 253 cm
Musee du Louvre, Paris


The Laughing Youth

Oil on paper
Galleria Borghese, Rome

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