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The Greatest Works Art Featuring Mannerism

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List of famous Mannerism artwork, listed alphabetically with photos when available. The Mannerism movement was an awakening in the world of art, producing new types of paintings and sculptures that the world had never seen before. This is a list of the most popular Mannerism art pieces, so art enthusiasts will likely recognize the names of the famous artists who created these pieces. These renowned pieces of Mannerism artwork are showcased in museums all over the world, so if you can't afford an expensive vacation then this list is a great substitute for seeing fine Mannerism art. In the chance that pictures of these historic Mannerism works of art aren't available, you can click on the name of the piece for more information.

A list made up of pieces like The Rape of Proserpina and Apollo.

If you want to know, "What is Mannerism art?" or "What are examples of Mannerism art?" then this list will answer your questions.
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    The Burial of the Count of Orgaz is a painting by El Greco, a painter, sculptor, and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. Widely considered among his finest works, it illustrates a popular local legend of his time. An exceptionally large painting, it is very clearly divided into two sections, heavenly above and terrestrial below, but it gives little impression of duality. The upper and lower sections are brought together compositionally....  more
    • Artist: El Greco
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Mannerism, Spanish Renaissance
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    The Vision of the Cross is a painting made between 1520 and 1524 by assistants of the Italian renaissance artist Raphael. After the master's death in 1520, Gianfrancesco Penni, Giulio Romano and Raffaellino del Colle from Raphael's workshop worked together to finish the commission to decorate with frescoes the rooms that are now known as the Stanze di Raffaello, in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican. The Vision of the Cross is located in the Sala di Costantino. In the painting, emperor Constantine I is seen just before the Battle of the Milvian Bridge on October 28, 312. According to legend, a cross appeared to Constantine in the sky, after which as seen in the fresco and following...  more
    • Artist: Raphael
    • Subject: Constantine the Great
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Fresco
    • Period / Movement: Mannerism, Italian Renaissance
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    View of Toledo, is one of the two surviving landscapes painted by El Greco. The other, View and Plan of Toledo lies at Museo Del Greco, Toledo, Spain. It is among the best known depictions of the sky in Western art, along with Vincent van Gogh's The Starry Night, some landscapes by William Turner, and some works by Monet. It features sharp color contrast between the sky and the hills below. Painted in a Mannerist style, the work takes liberties with the actual layout of Toledo. It is signed on the lower right corner by El Greco....  more
    • Artist: El Greco
    • Subject: Toledo
    • Genres (Art): Landscape art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Mannerism
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  • The Feast in the House of Simon (c. 1608-1614) is a painting by Spanish artist El Greco....  more
    • Artist: El Greco
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Mannerism
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