1600 – 1700
The Baroque

Carracci's Ceiling of the Farnese Palace


Annibale Carracci, Ceiling of the Palazzo Farnese, fresco, Rome, 1597-1608

Speakers: Dr. David Drogin, Dr. Beth Harris

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Rodrigo Ibarra wrote on Thursday, August 12, 2010

Thanks. The work of art of Annibal Carracciis of an extraordinary beuty. I belive the goddess Fame has not made justice on this one! The comments are great. I only wish there were part two andd three in order to cover all of the passages painted on the curved ceiling. Thanks again. It is marvelous to get to watch such beuty.

Mia wrote on Sunday, October 17, 2010

Thanks! You guys are great!! This helps a lot with my studies... It would be very helpful as well, to have a written form of the discussed piece or links, books and other references that can make the search easier. Great idea-multimedia art history! :)

Ana Paula wrote on Sunday, April 03, 2011

I went to see the Carracci today and was amazed by it, but frustrated due to the lack of information at the palazzo farnese. I should have listened to this video beforehand! The explanation is amazing. Thank you.

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