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Correggio, Antonio Allegri da

Line breaks: An|to¦nio Al|legri da Cor|reg¦gio
Pronunciation: /kɒˈrɛdʒɪəʊ
 
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Definition of Correggio, Antonio Allegri da in English:

( Circa 1494–1534), Italian painter; born Antonio Allegri. The soft, sensual style of his devotional and mythological paintings influenced the rococo of the 18th century. He is best known for his frescoes in Parma cathedral.

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