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Unformatted text preview: being overly bright and white. Then in contrast to this whole side we see on the left a place that is so dark it’s hard to even see the figures. Finally off in the very distance we see mountains and the moon. Allori shows the influence of the Mannerist style in many difference ways in his painting “Pearl Fishers” The first trait of Mannerism is the distorted figures in the front. One example of this is the man closest to the bottom of the painting looking upwards. He looks as if he is about to explode. The top part of his body is totally unproportional to the rest of his body which is a common theme in Mannerist art. Another style found during the renaissance of art is the use of perspective. Allori uses this to show the depth of his painting. The use of perspective and a vanishing point allow us to see the extent of how many boats are actually searching for pearls. This would be impossible in earlier works because it would just look like a few boats that where close to shore....
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- Spring '11
- Bronzino, Allori, Alessandro Allori