Mannerism
(An artistic movement)

This movement is a subcategory of Renaissance

Dates: 1520-1600

The last stage of Renaissance. Artists painted complex works, with distorted characters in uncomfortable poses.

The period was dominated by the Florentine school of Parmigianino, Bronzino and Rosso Fiorentino, then the Venetian school of Titian, Veronese and Tintoretto.

Mannerism also spread to France, with the School of Fontainebleau, and to the Low Countries, where it was called Northern Mannerism.

People associated with this movement
Hans von AachenGerman, 1552-161643 artworks
Niccolo dell' AbateItalian, 1509-157117 artworks
Alessandro AlloriItalian, 1535-160724 artworks
Lucia AnguissolaItalian, 1538-15656 artworks
Sofonisba AnguissolaItalian, 1532-162523 artworks
Giuseppe ArcimboldoItalian, 1527-159327 artworks
Il BacchiaccaItalian, 1494-155721 artworks
Francesco Bassano the YoungerItalian, 1549-159227 artworks
Gerolamo BassanoItalian, 1566-16211 artwork
Jacopo BassanoItalian, 1510-159252 artworks
Leandro BassanoItalian, 1557-162216 artworks
Giovanni Francesco BezziItalian, 1510-15714 artworks
Agnolo BronzinoItalian, 1503-157297 artworks
Vincenzo CampiItalian, 1536-159110 artworks
Polidoro da CaravaggioItalian, 1497-15436 artworks
Jacopo PontormoItalian, 1494-155742 artworks
El GrecoGreek, 1541-1614188 artworks
Lavinia FontanaItalian, 1552-161418 artworks
Pier Francesco Jacopo di FoschiItalian, 1502-15676 artworks
Palma GiovaneItalian, 1544-16289 artworks
Hendrick GoltziusDutch, 1558-161712 artworks
Girolamo MacchiettiItalian, 1535-15924 artworks
Giovanni Battista MoroniItalian, 1523-157849 artworks
Lelio OrsiItalian, 1511-15877 artworks
ParmigianinoItalian, 1503-154022 artworks
Bartolomeo PassarottiItalian, 1529-15926 artworks
Marco PinoItalian, 1521-15837 artworks
Carlo Portelli da LoroItalian, 1510-15741 artwork
Scipione PulzoneItalian, 1542-15987 artworks
Rosso FiorentinoItalian, 1494-154017 artworks
Andrea SchiavoneCroatian, 1512-156311 artworks
Bartholomaeus SprangerBelgian, 1546-161122 artworks
Tintoretto, JacopoItalian, 1518-159484 artworks
Michele TosiniItalian, 1503-15776 artworks
Perino del VagaItalian, 1501-15478 artworks
Paolo VeroneseItalian, 1528-1588429 artworks
Daniele da VolterraItalian, 1509-15663 artworks
Important dates
Founding date:  1520
Why 1520?: The death of Raphael.

End date:  1600
Why 1600?: Supplanted by Baroque.