Cardi, Lodovico or Ludovico Real Name Lodovico Cardi da Cigoli, Also Called Lodovico Cigoli or Il Cigoli
Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.
Born 1559, in Castelvecchio, in Cigoli according to the Larousse Dictionary; died 1613, in Rome.
Painter, sculptor, architect, poet, musician.
Lodovoco Cardi began his studies under Alessandro Allori, and later became one of the most brilliant followers of Santi di Tito. According to Lanzi, he was taught drawing by Buontalenti. He was elected to membership of the Florence academy, following the submission of his painting of ...