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The Legacy of Correggio: Sixteenth-Century Emilian Drawings

March 11 – May 13, 1984
West Building, Ground Floor, Graphics Galleries GS-6, GS-7, GS-8, GS-9 (3,000 sq. ft.)

Lodovico Carracci, The Nativity with Saints Francis and Agnes, c. 1605, pen and brown ink and brown wash with white heightening over black chalk; traces of incising, Adolph Caspar Miller Fund, 1975.52.1

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: 132 drawings in this exhibition included 26 by Correggio and others by some 31 artists of his immediate following in Parma and Emilia.

Organization: Organized by Diane De Grazia, the exhibition was installed in 7 sections by Gaillard Ravenel and staff. It went on to the Galleria Nazionale di Parma under the sponsorship of the Cassa di Risparmio di Parma, with an Italian edition of the catalogue.

Attendance: 23,356

Catalog: Correggio and His Legacy: Sixteenth-Century Emilian Drawings, by Diane De Grazia. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1984.

Other Venues: Galleria Nazionale, Parma, June 3–July 15, 1984

Italian, 1489 - 1534