Comparing Mannerist and Renaissance Art


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Which is the correct order of artistic styles?

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1. What defines the Renaissance style of painting, as seen in the works of Leonardo da Vinci?

2. What was one way that Parmigiano's Mannerist painting was different than Leonardo da Vinci's Renaissance painting?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Though closely related in time period and styles, Renaissance art and Mannerist art are different in a few key areas. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the differences and similarities of Renaissance and Mannerist art. Some things you'll be assessed on include the timeline of each movement, the defining qualities of each movement, and the differences between the movements' respective artwork.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Historical period of the movements
  • Style of Renaissance painting
  • Differences in Renaissance and Mannerist sculpture
  • Relationship between the movements

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Renaissance and Mannerist art
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the relationship and differences between art of the two periods
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the defining qualities of each movement and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about these two artistic movements, review the accompanying lesson titled Comparing Mannerist and Renaissance Art. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • History of Renaissance art
  • Qualities of Renaissance art
  • Differences between Mannerist and Renaissance art
  • Representative artworks of each era