Mannerism was a 16th century style of art that emerged out of late Renaissance Italy, and spread into other parts of Europe. Its name is derived from …
Mannerism: The Art of the Late Renaissance
Mannerism grew from the works of Raphael and Michelangelo, who both moved away from realism to more heavily stylized art. Acting as a bridge between high renaissance and the baroque, these artists produced some stunning compositions.