Sketches of the lives of Correggio and Parmegiano by William CoxeSketches of the lives of Correggio and Parmegiano by William Coxe

Sketches of the lives of Correggio and Parmegiano

byWilliam Coxe

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1823. Excerpt: ... vexation he defaced a part of his work, and fled to Casal Maggiore. The first of these imputations is, as AfFo observes, an obvious error; and the second is fully disproved by the records of the lawsuit with his executors, in which such a fact would have been infallibly adduced, in order to establish the claim for damages set up by the confraternity of the Steccata. Affd, P. 99. Note B the most exquisite of his pro ductions. This Lucretia is supposed to be lost, though one by Parmegiano on the same subject is enumerated in the Descrizione di cento quadri, preserved in the Farnese Gallery, printed in 1725. These pictures were afterwards transferred to the palace of Capo di Monte at Naples. Like the celebrated Cupid, the Lucretia has also been ascribed to Correggio.--Affd, p. 89.--Voyage d'un Amateur des Arts, t. iv, p. m. Note C by the payment of 150 Imperial lire. This sum did not exceed thirty-eight gold crowns, which is an additional proof of the falsity of the assertion, that Parmegiano had destroyed the greater part of his performance; since the work, according to the contract, was to be completed for 400, and he received in part 250. The portion which he had finished, must therefore have been valued at 212, and consequently, the money refunded, was not more than one sixth of the whole advance. INDEX. ABATE, Nicolo, a happy imitator of Correggio, 214. ABECEDARIO PITTORICO, cited, 55. ACTjEON, atory of, painted by Parmegiano, 259. ADAM and Eve, figures of, in the Church of La Steccata, by Panne-giano, 263. AFFO, his notice of Correggio's frescos in the monastery of St. Paulo at Parma, 73. Cited respecting the cupola of St. John, 134. The biographer of Parmegiano, 225. AGONY of CHRIST in the Garden, a picture by Correggio, 122, 152. Aptitude of its acce...
Title:Sketches of the lives of Correggio and ParmegianoFormat:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217871968

ISBN - 13:9780217871969