“Typical” Mannerist painters were artists such as Parmigianino, with his view held sway until the midth century when John Shearman propounded an. The twentieth century saw various opposing interpretations of Mannerism. . New York, two Anglo-American art historians, John Shearman and Craig Hugh Smyth, Shearman published a book based on this exploration, Mannerism ( ). Even more than with most stylistic labels, there is little agreement amongst scholars as to its delimitations, and John Shearman begins his book on the subject.

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But our distrust of analogies was not shared by the sixteenth century, which inherited from antiquity a habit of drawing parallels as a matter of course.

In the published version of Only Connect, he described the more reactionary members of his profession as “the dug-in, the despairing, Disraeli’s exhausted volcanoes” – an odd turn of phrase for a book that sought to reconcile warring intellectual schools. Shearman, a British army brigadier and amateur painter, and Evelyn White Shearman. More Like This Show all results sharing this subject: Mannerism; Style and Civilization.

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He thrived under the tutelage of the great Michelangelo scholar Johannes Wilde, to whom he later dedicated his monograph on Andrea del Sarto Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with used books. The qualities associated with Mannerist art include tension, emotionalism, elongation of the human figure, strained poses, unusual or bizarre effects of scale, lighting, or perspective, and vivid—sometimes harsh or lurid—colours.


It took until the early twentieth century for the works of Pontormo, Beccafumi, Rosso, and El Greco to be considered in a positive light.

At any rate — a poor attempt at a review — but a marvelous and surprisingly relevant book. Retrieved from ” https: Name on dedication page, interiors unmarked.

Bendigo Campus, Heyward Library. Kairos or ‘fitness to purpose’: In he was made Reader at the Courtauld.

Ships same or next business day! In the aftermath of World War Two, the field of ruins that was Europe favoured an entirely different reading of Mannerist art.

Federation University Australia – Gippsland campus library. Jonathan Lopez rated it really liked it Nov 08, Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost. Inhe completed his distinguished PhD thesis on developments in the use of colour in Tuscan painting of the early 16th century, a work that still languishes unpublished in the Courtauld library as a typescript bearing the marks of its use by generations of later students.

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However, his most influential book – first published inand reprinted many times – was a slim, but perceptive, analysis of mannerism, the highly artificial, elegant style that dominated central Italy in the midth-century.

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Graham Smith at the University of Michigan utterly changed my life. Just a moment while we sign shearmam in to your Goodreads account. Australian National University Library. No markings to text. The conference, organized together with Marcia Hall q.

Typical reader wear, fine condition. Term used in the study of the visual arts and by transference in the study of literature and music with a confusing variety of critical and historical meanings. Age toning of the text block edges.

They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Brit Books Ltd Condition: University of South Australia Library. Binding is mannerksm with photographs. Shearman was the son of Charles E.

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Parmigianino seharman Italian painter. Shearman entered the Courtauld Institute, University of London, inwhere he studied art history under Vienna expatriate Johannes Wilde q.

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