Federico Barocci

Federico Barocci (1535-1612) was an Italian Renaissance painter and printmaker. His original name was Federico Fiori, and he was nicknamed Il Baroccio. Motivated by a wide extend of Renaissance experts, including Raphael, Correggio, Jacopo Tintoretto, and Titian, Barocci created a unique style that combined uncommon color with figures in dynamic and dramatic postures. His visionary works are characterized by warmth of feeling and profound spirituality. A committed draughtsman, Barocci embraced totally new approaches to drawing, which permitted him to create a few abnormal painterly methods. Because of his adore of color, he drew in a range of tones and surfaces, being the primary Italian artist to systematically utilize colored pastels and oils as a part of the preparatory process.

Read about Federico Barocci artworks in Borghese Gallery collection