Antonio da Correggio, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Antonio da Correggio

Italian painter of the Parma school of the Italian Renaissance

Date of Birth: 30-Aug-1489

Place of Birth: Correggio, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Date of Death: 04-Mar-1534

Profession: painter

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Antonio da Correggio

  • Antonio Allegri da Correggio (August 1489 – March 5, 1534), usually known as just Correggio (, also UK: , US: , Italian: [kor'redd?o]), was the foremost painter of the Parma school of the High Italian Renaissance, who was responsible for some of the most vigorous and sensuous works of the 16th century.
  • In his use of dynamic composition, illusionistic perspective and dramatic foreshortening, Correggio prefigured the Baroque art of the 17th century and the Rococo art of the 18th century.
  • He is considered a master of chiaroscuro.

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