(b. ca. 1490, Correggio, d. 1534, Correggio)
The Mystic Marriage of St Catherine1526-27
Wood, 105 x 102 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris
This panel belongs to a large group of Madonna painting where Correggio expressed his feminine ideal. He painted this subject previously in several small paintings and later it was copied or imitated in the 19th century.