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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A collaboration with the National Gallery of Art, Washington, the MFA Houston and the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation, 'Pleasure and Piety's showcases 40 of Wtewael's best works, including religious and mythological scenes, and argues for his status as the most important painter working in the Northern Netherlandish mannerist style (Fig.
Trained in the Byzantine icon tradition, El Greco never lost the inherent sense of a world open to God's presence, even as his painting drifted into a unique mannerist style.
Giambologna, for Jean Boulogne Giambologna (1529-1608), a Dutch sculptor known for his marble and bronze statuary in a late Renaissance or Mannerist style.