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Mannerism – Late Renaissance. Mannerist Style Characteristics. Elongated bodies or body parts Paintings appear to be stretched out Focus on spiritual aspect of art. Mannerism. Madonna with the Long Neck 1534 – 1540 Florence, Italy Artist: Parmagianino - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Mannerism Late Renaissance

Mannerism Late RenaissanceMannerist Style CharacteristicsElongated bodies or body partsPaintings appear to be stretched outFocus on spiritual aspect of art

Mannerism

Madonna with the Long Neck1534 1540Florence, ItalyArtist: ParmagianinoMannerist style preferred distorted figures; elongated; artificialFigures crowded into left side viewer is drawn to different areas of paintingNot just one focus

Jacopo da PontormoDescent from the CrossCapponi Chapel, Santa Felicit, Florence, Italy1525-1528oil on wood10 ft. 3 in. x 6 ft. 6 in.Considered his masterpiece

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MannerismAllegory with Venus and Cupid1546Florence, ItalyArtist: Agnolo BronzinoCourt painter for Cosimo I de MediciMannerism was meant for nobility to enjoy not the general publicSpace full of figuresShows an oddly erotic encounterBodies elongated and distorted

MannerismLast Supper1592 1594Venice, ItalyArtist: TintorettoIf it werent for the halo, Jesus would be hard to findPerspective leads away from ChristDarker versionJudas in traditional spot on opposite side of table

Paolo VeroneseChrist in the House of Levi1573oil on canvas18 ft. 6 in. x 42 ft. 6 in.The Venetian use of blue is still key in Mannerism had to change name of painting

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Paolo VeroneseTriumph of Veniceca. 1585oil on canvasapproximately 29 ft. 8 in. x 19 ft.Ceilings became the perfect place for illusion paintings

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El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulous)Mary Magdalene in Penitence1577oil on canvas42 1/2 x 39 7/8 in. El Greco was born in Greece, studied in Italy and painted in Spain as such he is a unique painter in many ways

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El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulous)View of Toledo1586oil on canvas47 3/4 x 42 3/4 in. The most famous of the mannerist painters

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MannerismThe Burial of Count Orgaz1586Toledo, SpainArtist: El GrecoHis masterpieceLocal aristocracy attends at bottom as Christ and Saints welcome his soul at the topElongated forms are typical

MannerismSaltcellar of Francis I1539 1543Paris, FranceArtist: Benvenuto CelliniAn ornamental salt and pepper holder for the king of FranceSalt is represented by the sea and pepper by the earthGold and enamel

MannerismPerseus1545 1554Florence, ItalyArtist: CelliniBlood drips from the beheaded Medusa as Perseus holds it up triumphantlyA masterpiece of Mannerist art

Giovanni Bologna (Jean de Boulogne). Rape of the Sabine Women. 1579-83.Height: 13 5-1/2.

Giovanni Bologna (Jean de Boulogne). Rape of the Sabine Women. 1579-83.Height: 13 5-1/2.MannerismVestibule of Laurentian Library1524 1559Florence, ItalyArtists: Michelangelo, Vasari & AmmanatiHigher than long or wideNiches taper up smaller at bottom than topSame with pilasters, columns set into the wall3 separate sets of steps but 1 doorway

MannerismVilla Rotunda1567 1570Vicenza, ItalyArtist: PalladioSymmetry was crucial to Palladio, even the gardens are symmetricalAll 4 sides are identicalMonticello in Virginia, Jeffersons home was based in this building

Giacomo della Portafaade of Il GesRome, Italyca. 1575-1584Still in basic Renaissance style just longer than necessary

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Juan Bautista de Toledo and Juan de Herrera. The Escorial: aerial view. 1563-84.

Juan Bautista de Toledo and Juan de Herrera. The Escorial: aerial view. 1563-84.The endNext lecture.Northern Renaissance