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Definition of mannerism:

(n) : in the artistic literature, a term coined by L. Lanzi at the end of the XVIII century to designate the ostentatious but innatural style of a pictorial current of the second half of the sixteenth century. In the contemporary criticism, the same current, understood as negation of the classicistic equilibrium and as search of a prebaroque, deforming expressivity; the analogue tendency present in the literature of the same age; in the field of figurative arts and of literature, every tendency that is inspired by previous models, aiming to the artificially varied reproduction of their expressive language
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Definition of mannerism:

(n) : in the artistic literature, a term coined by L. Lanzi at the end of the XVIII century to designate the ostentatious but innatural style of a pictorial current of the second half of the sixteenth century. In the contemporary criticism, the same current, understood as negation of the classicistic equilibrium and as search of a prebaroque, deforming expressivity; the analogue tendency present in the literature of the same age; in the field of figurative arts and of literature, every tendency that is inspired by previous models, aiming to the artificially varied reproduction of their expressive language

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