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kəˈrɛdʒ oʊ, -ˈrɛdʒ iˌoʊcor·reg·gio

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  1. Correggio, Antonio Allegri da Correggionoun

    Italian painter noted for his use of chiaroscuro and perspective (1494-1534)


  1. correggio

    Antonio Allegri da Correggio (August 1489 – 5 March 1534), usually known as just Correggio (, also UK: , US: , Italian: [korˈreddʒo]), 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 sixteenth century. In his use of dynamic composition, illusionistic perspective and dramatic foreshortening, Correggio prefigured the Baroque art of the seventeenth century and the Rococo art of the eighteenth century. He is considered a master of chiaroscuro.


  1. correggio

    Correggio is the name attributed to Antonio Allegri, an influential Italian Renaissance painter from the city of Correggio. Known for his mastery of chiaroscuro and perspective, Correggio's works were significant in the development of 16th-century Italian art. His most notable works include The Night, The Adoration of the Child, and Jupiter and Io. His style, characterized by dramatic lighting and sensual content, was highly influential in the Baroque period that followed the Renaissance.


  1. Correggio

    Correggio is a small town and comune in the Province of Reggio Emilia, in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, in the Po valley. As of 2007 Correggio had an estimated population of 23,108. Its patron saint is Quirinus of Neuss, to whom the church of San Quirino is dedicated. It was the seat of Veronica Gambara a noted politician poet who ruled the principality after the death of her husband Giberto X, Count of Correggio, from 1518 to 1550. It is the birthplace of the Renaissance painter Antonio Allegri, who was called "il Correggio" from the name of his town. The French poet Tugdual Menon resided in Correggio for much of his life. It is also the birthplace of Venetian School composer Claudio Merulo, the rock singer Luciano Ligabue, the famously disqualified 1908 Summer Olympics marathon runner Dorando Pietri, and the novelist Pier Vittorio Tondelli.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of correggio in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of correggio in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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