Correggio Antonio Allegri da
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).
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