Correggio


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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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When Correggio's Holy Families were admired, they admired Correggio's Holy Families; when he was decried in favour of Velasquez, they sedulously followed suit without any personal objection.
Or, if passengers desire to visit Parma (famous for Correggio's frescoes) and Bologna, they can by rail go on to Florence, and rejoin the steamer at Leghorn, thus spending about three weeks amid the cities most famous for art in Italy.
The rush of conflicting feelings was too great for Maggie to say much when Lucy, with a face breathing playful joy, like one of Correggio's cherubs, poured forth her triumphant revelation; and Lucy could hardly be surprised that she could do little more than cry with gladness at the thought of her father's wish being fulfilled, and of Tom's getting the Mill again in reward for all his hard striving.
He liked that story of Correggio, and he fancied himself standing before some great masterpiece and crying: Anch' io son' pittore.
In Florence he had discovered the Correggio he had been sent to find.
He sighed, and whispered a name, and the head bathed in tears and pressed on the velvet cushion of the chair -- a head like that of a Magdalen by Correggio -- was raised and turned towards him.
Peter, Martha, Mary Magdalen and Leonard," painting by Correggio (Antonio Allegri), circa 1515
L Catterton, a global consumer-focused private equity firm, and Ambienta, a European private equity fund focused on sustainability, have joined forces to acquire Pibiplast, designers and manufacturers of beauty and personal care plastic packaging solutions, with headquarters in Correggio, Italy The Bosi family, founder and current owners of the company, will retain a minority stake.
Private equity firm L Catterton has partnered with European private equity firm Ambienta to acquire Pibiplast, a player in the design and manufacturing of beauty and personal care plastic packaging solutions, with headquarters in Correggio, Italy, the companies said.
In 1871 Cassatt had travelled to Parma to copy Correggio's Madonna of St Jerome for St Paul Cathedral in Pittsburgh, and, returning to Paris via Madrid, fell under the spell of Rubens' flesh tones in the Prado.
A "Sappho" of the early 16th century, the complete lyrics of prominent poet and regent Countess of Correggio, Veronica Gambara (1485-1550) is now accessible to an English-speaking audience in a fine bilingual edition by Molly Martin (Global Liberal Studies, New York University) and Paola Ugolini (University of Buffalo-SUNY).
CORREGGIO (4.45) can plunder the Pirates Family Day Handicap for trainer Mickey Hammond.