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CORREGGIO (1489 - 1534), Painter, draughtsman, decorative artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CORREGGIO (1489 - 1534), Painter, draughtsman, decorative artist

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1489, in Correggio (Modena); died 5 March 1534, in Correggio.

Painter, draughtsman, decorative artist. Religious subjects, mythological subjects. Murals.

Parma School.

Correggio was little known in his lifetime, but after his death his work provided inspiration to many artists including Parmigianino in Parma, Camillo Boccaccino in Cremona and Barocci. Since the 17th century his reputation has

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