Carpaccio (Called Also Scarpaccia or Scarpazza), Vittore
Carpaccio (Called Also Scarpaccia Or Scarpazza), Vittore a Venetian painter, was born about 1450, and died about 1522. He painted several pictures, in competition with the Bellini, for the churches and public edifices at Venice. There is a picture by him at Ferrara, in Santa Maria del Vado, of the Death of the Virgin. His principal-work was destroyed by fire in 1576. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Géneralé, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.