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Unformatted text preview: Mannerism &amp; Late Renaissance 16:38 Pontormo, Entombment, oil &amp; tempera on panel, Capponi Chapel, Florence 1525-28 Jesus taken down from the cross Last time Virgin would see his son Similar to Raphael, Entombment , 1507 Horizontal Virgin on right w/ female friends Highlights muscles Elegant poses depicted as organic Clear reference to Raphael, with Christs body position No longer balance/harmonious Nervous, eccentric Movement of feet -&gt; bringing forward, rotating around Christ Virgin falling backwards -&gt; gap between her &amp; Christ Curve -&gt; keeps eye moving Poses very stylized/graceful Man on his toes despite Jesus weight no certain proportions -&gt; Virgin -&gt; smaller hand/head contrasted colors -&gt; artificial Mannerism: the stylish style Art concerned with being stylish Openly artificial Complicated composition w/ elegant figures Not interested in clarity/unity Parmigianino, Madonna with the Long Neck, 1534-40 Master on mannerism Meaningful/emotional Virgins long neck forms S curve -&gt; gracefully tilted head Elegant long fingers...
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course 830 201 taught by Professor Leyton during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '08