Agostino Carracci - engraver, Tintoretto - inventor - Mercury and Three Graces
Carracci’s extensive painting activity was accompanied by a large body of graphic art representing some of the most remarkable prints in Europe of that period. In his time, he was seen as an exceptional interpreter of art and nature. Carracci’s contemporaries emphasized his proficiency in capturing light, colour tonality and emotion in his work.
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measurements: height 191 mm
width 255 mm
material: paper
technique: engraving
inventory number: R 42680
gallery collection: Collection of Prints and Drawings
licence: Creative Commons License public domain