Saint Jerome by Correggio (Antonio Allegri)

The work “Saint Jerome” refers to the early period of creativity Correggio. Expressive picture gives contrast lighting. The saint, depicted to the waist, looks thoughtfully at the skull, reflecting, presumably,

Leda by Correggio (Antonio Allegri)

Each of the four paintings of this series, commissioned by Federico II Gonzaga, illustrates one of Jove’s love affairs. In the painting “Leda”, the Thunder God joins his beloved, taking