BARTOLOMMEO CARDUCCI (156o-161o) ,
See also:Italian painter, better known as CARDUCHO, the
See also:Spanish corruption of his Italian patronymic, was
See also:born in Florence, where he studied architecture and sculpture under
See also:Ammanati, and
See also:painting under Zuccaero . The latter
See also:master he accompanied to
See also:Madrid, where he painted the
See also:ceiling of the
See also:Escorial library, assisting also in the production of the frescos that adorn the cloisters of that famous palace . He was a
See also:great favourite with
See also:Philip III., and lived and died in Spain, where most of his
See also:works are to be found . The most celebrated of them is a Descent from the
See also:Cross, in the
See also:church of
See also:San Felipe el Real, in Madrid . His younger
See also:brother VINCENZO (1568-1638), was born in Florence, and was trained as a painter by Bartolommeo, whom he followed to Madrid . He worked a great
See also:deal for Philip III. and Philip IV., and his best pictures are those he executed for the former monarch as decorations in the Prado . Examples of his
See also:work are preserved at Toledo, at
See also:Valladolid, at
See also:Segovia, and at several other Spanish cities . For many years he laboured in Madrid as a teacher of his
See also:art, and among his pupils were Giovanni
See also:Ricci, Pedro Obregon, Vela, Francisco Collantes, and other distinguished representatives of the Spanish school during the 17th century . He was also author of a
See also:treatise or
See also:dialogue, De
See also:las Excelencias de laPintura, which was published in 1633 .
GIOSUE CARDUCCI (1836-1907)
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