Excerpt from Antonio Allegri Da Correggio: From the German of Dr. Julius Meyer
The present work originally appeared in 1870 in the "Allegemeines
Kunstler-lexicon," of which comprehensive but tardy publication Dr. Julius Meyer
was then the editor. It was, however, immediately republished in a separate
form, with some additions and alterations, and it is from the reprinted volume,
and not from the dictionary, that the English translation has been made. Miss
Spencer, the translator, has found it necessary in some places to condense the
text, but has always endeavoured to preserve the character of the original
German as closely as possible.
Since the appearance of Dr.