Parmigianino

(redirected from Francesco Mazzola)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Related to Francesco Mazzola: Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola

Par·mi·gia·ni·no

 (pär′mĭ-jä-nē′nō, -mē-) or Par·mi·gia·no (-jä′nō) Originally Francesco Mazzola. 1503-1540.
Italian Mannerist painter and etcher whose work is characterized by elongation of form and includes Vision of Saint Jerome (1527) and The Madonna of the Long Neck (1534).

Parmigianino

(Italian parmidʒaˈnino)
n
(Biography) real name Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola. 1503–40, Italian painter, one of the originators of mannerism. Also: Parmigiano
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Representing a wide range of artistic schools, the selection includes works by famous artists--such as Vittore Carpaccio, Raffaello Sanzi (known as Raphael), Andrea del Sarto, Francesco Mazzola (known as Parmigianino), Rembrandt van Rijn, Giovanni Antonio Canal (known as Canaletto), Claude Lorrain, Jean-Antoine Watteau, Jean-Baptiste Simeon Chardin, Francois Boucher, Jean-Honore Fragonard, Francisco Jose de Goya, Theodore Gericault, Eugene Delacroix, Edouard Manet, Edward Burne-Jones, James Whistler, Edgar Degas, Paul Cezanne, Odilon Redon, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, and Georges Seurat--as well as superb and poignant drawings by lesser-known artists.
Mirrors also foster a consciousness of existential paradoxes such as the coexistence of temporal and eternal identities and socially contingent and independent "selves." Shakespeare's sonnet 24 and Montaigne's reference to "My looking glass" depict this combination of self-knowledge and separation from a stable self, as does Francesco Mazzola Parmigianino's Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror (c.1523-4).
26, features a selection of over 100 works, including those by Giorgio Gandini del Grano and Parmigianino (Francesco Mazzola), from the 16th and 17th centuries.