Aimed at informed but non-specialized readers, this book offers a splendidly illustrated monographic summary of the life and main works, with complete descriptive captions, of Correggio.
“In Correggio expression opens to an unexpected natural character, a spontaneous, apparently guileless ease; an unexpected truth of things and the light that reveals them: a balance between fiction, fable and nature that is utterly new in these climes” (E. Riccomini).
Aimed at informed but non-specialized readers, this book offers a monographic summary of the life and work of Correggio.
The short introduction examines the circumstances that led to the emergence and evolution of the artist’s personality. This is followed by a veritable “guided tour” through an imaginary museum of his masterpieces, splendidly illustrated, with complete descriptive captions.
A small anthology of critical and documentary writings and an essential bibliography make the books in this series up-to-date tools for students and art lovers alike.