From Allegri to Laetus-Lieto: The Shaping of Correggio's Artistic Distinctiveness

Periti, Giancarla
September 2004
Art Bulletin;Sep2004, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p459
Academic Journal
Focuses on a case of an artist's self-naming, exploring the force of the name and how it contributed to forging both the master's personal and professional persona. Etymological meaning of the terms lieto and allegro; Manifestation of Antonio Allegri's signature and self-identification in hos Portrait of a Lady; Symbolism of the laurel tree in the Portrait of a Lady painting.


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