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Cor·reg·gio

 (kə-rĕj′ō, kō-rĕd′jō), Antonio Allegri da 1494?-1534.
Italian Renaissance painter known for his use of chiaroscuro. Among his works are devotional pictures, including Holy Night, and frescoes, such as those in the convent of San Paolo in Parma (1518).

Correggio

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

Cor•reg•gio

(kəˈrɛdʒ oʊ, -ˈrɛdʒ iˌoʊ)

n.
Antonio Allegri da, 1494–1534, Italian painter.
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Their topics include study tools in the humanist Greek school: preliminary observations on Greek-Latin lexica, Greek studies in Giovanni Tortielli's Orthographia: a world in translation, Praeclara librorum suppellectilis: Cretan manuscripts in Pietro da Portico's library, Antonio Allegri da Correggio: the Greek inscription in the Hermitage Portrait, Vettor Fausto (1490-1546): professor of Greek at the School of Saint Mark, and Greek in Venetian Crete: grammars and schoolbooks from the library of Francesco Barocci.
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