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 Pontormo (1494-1557), Deposition or Entombment, 1525-28.  Raphael, Entombment, 1508.

Capponi Chapel in Sta. Felicita, Florence.  Michelangelo, Pieta, 1498-99/1500


 Pontormo, Joseph in Egypt, c. 1518  Raphael, School of Athens, c. 1511.


 Rosso Fiorentino (1495-1540), Deposition, 1521.  Rosso Fiorentino, Moses and Jethro's Daughter, c. 1523.


 Parmigianino (1503-40), Madonna of the Long Neck, c. 1535.  Raphael, Madonna and Child, 1506.


 Tintoretto (1518-94), Last Supper, 1592-94.  Leonardo, Last Supper, 1495-97/98.


Mannerist: It is derived from the Italian word "maniera", much used in sixteenth century writings on social behavior as well as on the arts, to signify a style or manner in the literal sense but also the highly prized quality of stylishness which implied ease of manner, virtuosity, fluency, and refinement. Art historians use the term "Mannerism" as a stylistic label for the art produced from c. 1520 until the last decade of the sixteenth century.

Question for Review


 Pontormo, Entombment/Deposition, 1525-28.  Raphael, Entombment, 1508.

Through an analysis of these two works demonstrate why the work of Raphael should be considered to be a product of the High Renaissance and why the Pontormo a product of Mannerism.

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