Mannerism and Princely Power

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Mannerism and Princely Power 17:00 Post script: Mannerism 1520-1600 Revolt against harmony, proportion, balance and realism of high Renaissance art Fantasy, invention, artifice favored over representation of nature in painting and sculpture A “human still life” An aversion to empty space Distorted figures and poses Vivid artificial colors in oil Heightened emotional and psychological Images of Princely Power The Court of Urbino Frederico de Monto De Feltro Condottiere Studied at Vittorino da Feltre’s school A love of books and literature, art, and music Cosmopolitan Renaissance prince Patron of humanist arts, literature Guido Baldo Proficient in Latin and Greek Considered to be one of the most learned and humanist princes Highly influenced by father Study from de Feltre too Double portrait—Piero della Francesca The palazzo II Studiolo—portraits of famous men
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Guidobaldo da Montefeltro m. Elisabetta Gonzaga Lifts status through marriage
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