Antonio Allegri Da Correggio - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Antonio Allegri Da Correggio

Style: High Renaissance;Mannerism

Place: Correggio

Born: 1489

Death: 1534

Nationality: Italy


Antonio Allegri da Correggio, usually known simply as Correggio, (August 1489 - March 5, 1534) was the foremost painter of the Parma school of the Italian Renaissance, who was responsible for some of the most vigorous and sensuous works of the 16th century. In his use of dynamic composition, illusionistic perspective and dramatic foreshortening, Co...