The style direction of mannerism was formed by the beginning of the 1520s on the basis of the creativity of Italian painters.
For the masters of mannerism, the world was fundamentally tragic, mystical, and unpredictable. This is the origin of the high degree of dramatic images, exaggerated expression of poses, and the struggle of light and shadow.
Parmigianino, along with such masters as Pontormo and Giulio Romano, is the brightest representative of this direction.
Parmigianino (real name-Gerolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola), was born in 1503 in Parma. Continue reading