mannerist style


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mannerist style

A European fashion of Italian origin in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries that emphasized arabesque and grotesque ornament. The even more serpentine auricular phase prevailed until the coming of baroque.
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The juxtaposition of Bartholomeus Spranger's damaged drawing of the Wedding feast of Peleus and Thetis with Goltzius's engraving after it of 1587 allowed viewers to test Van Mander's legend of Goltzius's total conversion to the mannerist style after having seen it.
Among the characteristics of the mannerist style was the appropriation of Ovid's work as representative of the transfigurative power of art and the artist's ability to trigger surprise (stupore) in the viewer.
An artist who worked extensively in Rome--Giovanni da Udine --had a lot of involvement: it was the first time that white stucco work was used in Venice and that the mannerist style of fresco painting, with grotesques, came to the city.
The image stands on a base beautifully carved in the Mannerist style with strapwork that is typically found in large 17th- and 18th-century Philippine colonial santo.
He transformed the church in a more illuminated and decorated space and rebuilt the faade overlooking Merchants Street in Mannerist style.