Italian School, contemporary of Raffaelle, Del Sarto, and Michael Angelo, and their peer. Born 1494, died 1534. This is one of the most extraordinary examples of foreshortening to be met with in painting--when viewed from a proper position the figure appears to be painted right through the canvas. The attitude is one of extreme difficulty, and none but an artist of consummate skill would ever have attempted it. Correggio and Michael Angelo are the only two artists who have ever attempted and succeeded in such feats of strength. [P. 12.]
Louisville Industrial Exposition. Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. And of the Collections of the Department of Natural History. 1874. Louisville: Published by John P. Morton and Company, Nos. 156 and 158 West Main Street.