Definition of Mantegnesque in English:

Mantegnesque

adjective

Art
  • Characteristic of or resembling the style of Mantegna (distinguished by a clarity of drawing and use of colour, a skilled use of foreshortening and perspective, and a keen interest in antiquarian and architectural detail). Of an artist: working in the style of Mantegna.

Origin

Late 19th century. From the name of Andrea Mantegna, Italian painter and engraver + -esque.

Pronunciation

Mantegnesque

/mantɛnˈjɛsk//manteɪnˈjɛsk/