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Bousquet, Jacques

    Full Name: Bousquet, Jacques

    Gender: male

    Date Born: unknown

    Date Died: unknown

    Subject Area(s): Italian (culture or style) and Mannerist (Renaissance-Baroque style)


    Scholar of Italian Mannerism, offered a broad definition of Mannerism; influenced by Gustav René Hocke and Max Dvořák.Bousquet’s 1964 Mannerism book drew inspiration from a number of earlier scholars on the subject. Dvořák noted that Manneristic subject matter greatly expanded, a fact Bousquet expanded upon. Bousquet also drew from the camp of Mannerist scholars, principally Hocke, who saw these artists as the precursors to surrealism.

    Selected Bibliography

    La Peinture maniériste. 1964.


    Bazin, Germain. Histoire de l’histoire de l’art; de Vasari à nos jours. Paris: Albin Michel, 1986 pp. 190-191; Cheney, Liana De Girolami. “Preface.” Readings in Italian Mannerism. New York: Peter Lang, 1997, p. xxviii.


    "Bousquet, Jacques." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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