Is there such a thing as Antwerp Mannerism, or is this a convenient fictionalisation of the past?

Degree: 
Ph.D.
Started: 
2013
Author: 
Hutchinson, Benjamin
Time period: 
1500 - 1550
Supervisor(s): 
Nuechterlein, Jeanne
University: 
York
Department: 
Hist. of Art