Pontormo by Jacopo Carucci Pontormo
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Jacopo Carrucci, called Pontormo (1494-1557) was the most influential personality of Florentine Mannerism - a distinctive style that dominated the 75-year span between the High Renaissance and the early baroque periods. This is a full-colour treatment of the artist's drawings.
 

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Published March 1, 1992 by Harry N Abrams. 160 pages
Genres: History, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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"Pontormo, Bronzino and the Medici: The Transformation of the Renaissance Portrait in Florence" is at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 26th Street, (215) 763-8100, through Feb. 13.

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Finally: "Friday night I had fish for supper with Piero, and Batista left the note which said he wasn't coming back, that was when he borrowed the fish net."

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Even his chubby infants twist and grimace, confirming Italian scholar Nigro's observation that Pontormo and his circle dwelled on ``the body in all its aspects of pathological misery.'' Featured in this elegant volume are calm, sensitive portraits that contrast with the more nervous works, plus e...

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