It's not just about the wild serpentine forms that Schiavone borrowed from mannerist painters based further south.
Nevertheless Gounod was too pronounced a mannerist to do justice to Shakespeare's immortal love-story.
Inasmuch as Cruikshank was a mannerist, he is inimitable except by them who take great pains to vex the critical of mankind.
No mannerist is he; he has no discoverable egotism—the great he tells greatly, the small subordinately.
Shakspere a mannerist in style, andShakspeare is a mannerist in style.
As he grew older his style fell somewhat into that of a mannerist, which at that period, as we shall see, much prevailed.
Somewhat of a mannerist; but excellent in broad comedy, as well as in the sentimental pathetic.
No mannerist made these varied groups and diverse original single figures.
Subsequently he became a mannerist, and not unfrequently adopted gross or common ideas.
It has been considered by some, who mistake style for manner, that Fuseli was in all respects a mannerist.
mannerism man·ner·ism (mān'ə-rĭz'əm)
A distinctive behavioral trait; an idiosyncrasy.