(1 7/8 x 3 5/8 In) This is an original antique Stollwerck Chocolate card from the 1900s. It shows a portrait of painter Antonio Allegri da Correggio (August 1489 – 5 March, 1534), usually known as just Correggio, painted by Elli Hirsch. He was the foremost painter of the Parma school of the High Italian Renaissance, who was responsible for some of the most vigorous and sensuous works of the 16th century. In his use of dynamic composition, illusionistic perspective and dramatic foreshortening, Correggio prefigured the Baroque art of the 17th century and the Rococo art of the 18th century. He is considered a master of chiaroscuro.
The card is in VERY GOOD condition, wear at the edges, blunted corner tips.
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