CARRACCI, Annibale
(b. 1560, Bologna, d. 1609, Roma)


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

The crucified Christ is surrounded by the Virgin, St Bernardino, St Francis, St John and St Petronio. This a juvenile work, executed in the workshop of his cousin Ludovico, already shows the artist's own style. The influence of Raphael and Titian can be observed.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 22 minutes):
Heinrich Schütz: Die sieben Worte am Kreuz SWV 478