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Edited by Tom Devonshire Jones, Linda Murray and Peter Murray

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

Second edition

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199680276
Published online November 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744419

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Broadly, the term defines an artistic phase between the High Renaissance and Baroque periods that is characterized by significant deviations from the principles of the classical tradition, signalling the end of the Renaissance. First developed in Italy, the style associated with Mannerism also influenced artistic developments further afield, in France, Spain, and Northern Europe. The precise dating of Mannerism has been disputed by historians, but generally it is considered to have emerged around ...

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Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art

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