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Correggio

[kuh-rej-oh, -rej-ee-oh; Italian kawr-red-jaw]
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  1. An·to·nio Al·le·gri da [ahn-taw-nyaw ahl-le-gree dah] /ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ ɑlˈlɛ gri dɑ/, 1494–1534, Italian painter.
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Historical Examples

  • Only Raffaelle and Correggio have achieved it in one case, and only Shakspeare in the other.

    Characteristics of Women

    Anna Jameson

  • It was left for other men to accomplish, namely, for Correggio and Titian.

  • If he is incorrect in the proportions of his figures, Correggio was likewise incorrect.

  • Naturally the man who loved Mozart was bound to adore Raphael and Correggio.

    Egoists

    James Huneker

  • His appreciations of art, while sound—who dare flout Raphael and Correggio?

    Egoists

    James Huneker


British Dictionary definitions for correggio

Correggio

noun
  1. Antonio Allegri da (anˈtɔːnjo alˈleːɡri da). 1494–1534, Italian painter, noted for his striking use of perspective and foreshortening
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