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Eleanor of Toledo with her son Giovanni by Agnolo Bronzino, IL MANIERISMO NEI MUSEI ITALIANI THE MANNERISM IN ITALIAN MUSEUMS in grey font below.

Mannerism in Italian Museums

By (author) Alessandra Bigi Iotti
By (author) Giulio Zavatta


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  • Illustrated with previously unpublished images created specifically for this book
  • An exploration of the Mannerist movement in Italian art, featuring forgotten art masterpieces from locations throughout Italy
Full Description

Alessandra Bigi Iotti and Giulio Zavatta are noted art historians, authors, and professors who have organised exhibitions, events, and conferences in Italy and abroad. In this book, they take the reader on a journey through art galleries, museums, and places of worship, looking for celebrated as well as forgotten masterpieces of Mannerism – the most controversial style of the Renaissance period. Mannerism emerged in the later years of the High Italian Renaissance and continued into the early 17th century. Noted artists who worked in this style include Pontormo, Rosso Fiorentino, Parmigianino, and Giulio Romano. This book offers insight into this movement in the context of its time and brings to light forgotten works that represent an important part of Italian art history.

Text in English and Italian.

About the Author

Alessandra Bigi Iotti, Giulio Zavatta are art historians, authors, and professors who have organised exhibitions, events and conferences, and published essays and books in Italy and abroad. Founders of the Taccuini d’Arte magazine, they have curated several editions of the Biennale del Disegno in Rimini.

Scripta Maneant Editori
22nd Aug 2022
295 mm x 240 mm
384 Pages
275 color
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