Definition of Correggio

1. Noun. Italian painter noted for his use of chiaroscuro and perspective (1494-1534).

Exact synonyms: Antonio Allegri Da Correggio
Generic synonyms: Old Master

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Correggio

Cornus stolonifera
Coromandel gooseberry
Corona Australis
Corona Austrina
Corona Borealis
Corona Corona
Coronilla varia
Corpus Christi
Correra's line
Corrigan's pulse
Corrigan's sign
Corsac fox
Corsac foxes

Literary usage of Correggio

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1895)
"And in his delight ¡n " fore-shortening," which became with him a mannerism, correggio often wholly lost sight of the fitness of things, ..."

2. History of Painting by Karl Woermann (1885)
"CHAPTER V. correggio AND HIS FOLLOWERS.132 correggio'S position as a master—His life and training—His early sacred pictures—Decorative works at Parma—The ..."

3. First Proofs of the Universal Catalogue of Books on Art: Compiled for the by National Art Library (Great Britain), Henry Cole, John Hungerford Pollen, Great Britain Dept. of Science and Art (1870)
"Descrizione di una pittura di AA dette II correggio. By GG de' Rossi. ... Pit- ture di Antonio Allegri detto II correggio esistenti in Parma, nel Monastère ..."

4. Six Months in Italy by George Stillman Hillard (1854)
"PARMA PICTURES OF correggio. PARMA PICTURES OF correggio. To Parma I devoted a day. The chief, and indeed only attraction of this city is in the works of ..."

5. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"JUPITER AND IO, correggio, Vienna Museum ; canvas, H. 5 ft. 1 in. x 2 ft 3 in. lo, nude, sitting on a little hill, is embraced by Jupiter in a cloud ..."

6. The Fine Arts: A Manual by Gerard Baldwin Brown (1902)
"The practice of correggio and the Venetians; No painters have made more use of glazing as a finishing process than the great Venetians and correggio. ..."

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