Madonna with the Long Neck
Parmigianino - circa 1535-1540
1050 x 1700 • 1842 KB
This is a significant artwork for Mannerism
The Virgin has an oversized long neck and fingers and is nearly twice as tall as the angels in the left. These body distortions were the hallmark of Mannerism in order to stress specific aspects in the painting; in this case, the greatness of the Virgin.
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Owner/Location: Galleria degli Uffizi  (Italy - Florence)
Dates: circa 1535-1540
Artist age:Approximately 37 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 216 cm (85.04 in.), Width: 132 cm (51.97 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on panel
Entered by: Member Josselin on 13 June 2013.
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