c1489 Born Antonio Allegri in Correggio a town about thirty miles from Parma.
1514 Receives a commission to paint organ shutters at an abbey near Mantua.
1515 Completes an altarpiece (The Virgin of St. Francis) for the church of S Francesco in Correggio.
1518–19 Most scholars postulate a journey to Rome at this time.
1522 Correggio completes frescoes in the dome of the church of S Giovanni Evangelista in Parma. Wins the commission to decorate the dome of Parma Cathedral.
1530 Completes the frescoes for the Cathedral dome.
1534 Dies in Correggio.
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Correggio - Selected Works
1514–15 Virgin with St Francis, Dresden, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister
1524 The Ascension of Christ, Parma, church of San Giovanni
c1524 Madonna with the Basket, London, National Gallery
1525 Venus with Mercury and Cupid (The School of Love), London, National Gallery
c1530 Jupiter and Io, Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum
c1530 Adoration of the Shepherds, Dresden, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister
1522–30 The Holy Night, Dresden, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister
1531 Abduction of Ganymede, Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum
c1532 Leda and the Swan, Berlin, Gemäldegalerie