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Penguin, 1967 - Art - 216 pages
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Review: Mannerism

User Review  - Greg Deane - Goodreads

In this work, Shearman studies the notions of grace and sprezzatura, or perfect conduct or performance of something as an artistic endeavour, without apparent effort, as they are applied in mannerism ... Read full review

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User Review  - Monica - Goodreads

A course I took with Prof. Graham Smith at the University of Michigan utterly changed my life. His course and Shearman's book opened the world of 16th C painting, sculpture and architecture to me and ... Read full review


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The Arrival of Mannerism in the Visual Arts
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