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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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50 words

Term generally applied to the art and architecture of Italy between the High Renaissance and the Baroque. The style ...

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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1,516 words

Mannerism is the name given to an art style of 16th- and early 17th-century Europe. It is usually defined by ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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441 words

The art-historical term used to designate the style of Italian art from the 1520s to the 1590s; it is therefore ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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682 words

Term used in the study of the visual arts (and by transference in the study of literature and music) with ...

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Denis Arnold and Tim Carter

The Oxford Companion to Music

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
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149 words
A term most often used with reference to the visual arts, to describe the extravagant subjects, contorted gestures, and virtuoso effects of certain 16th- and 17th-century painters, for ... More
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2010
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Art & Architecture
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270 words

A confusing term, subject to radically different interpretations but generally used to describe the art in Italy which directly succeeded that of the ...

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The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
290 words

was until recently a term of disparagement. It is probably best defined as the style that prevailed in art and ...

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