A 16th century portrait in fruit and vegetables by Arcimboldo - still amazes me how modern this is for the 16th century.

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#6 MIJN MENING: Het mooie in het bloemen gebruik is dat het laat zien dat het hoofd bloeit. De borst en nek zijn voornamelijk groen en onkruid, terwijl het hoofd mooi met bloemkoppen is gevult. En omdat bloemblaadjes zoveel kleuren kunnen hebben word het meteen ook een heel kleurrijk beeld.   Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Spring, 1563.

Spring, from a series depicting the four seasons, 1573 by Giuseppe Arcimboldi from Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid, Spain

Summer - Artist: Giuseppe Arcimboldo Completion Date: 1563 Style: Mannerism (Late Renaissance) Series: The Seasons Genre: allegorical painting Technique: oil Material: canvas Dimensions: 67 x 51 cm Gallery: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria

Summer 1563 by Giuseppe Arcimboldo. Painting analysis, large resolution images, user comments, slideshow and much more.

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FOLLOWER OF GIUSEPPE ARCIMBOLDO FOUR ANTHROPOMORPHIC FIGURES: AN ALLEGORY OF THE FOUR SEASONS

FOLLOWER OF GIUSEPPE ARCIMBOLDO FOUR ANTHROPOMORPHIC FIGURES: AN ALLEGORY OF THE FOUR SEASONS

FOLLOWER OF GIUSEPPE ARCIMBOLDO FOUR ANTHROPOMORPHIC FIGURES: AN ALLEGORY OF THE FOUR SEASONS

Giovanni Stanchi - Four Anthropomorphic Figures: An Allegory of the Four Seasons- Guiseppe Arcimboldi

Giuseppe Arcimboldo - Summer (detail) 1527-1593, Italy  #arcimboldo #paintings #art

Giuseppe Arcimboldo - Summer (detail) 1527-1593, Italy #arcimboldo #paintings #art

Arcimboldo  //   Arcimboldo is known as a 16th-century Mannerist. A transitional period from 1520 to 1590, Mannerism adopted some artistic elements from the High Renaissance and influenced other elements in the Baroque period. Arcimboldo also tried to show his appreciation of nature through his portraits.

For a time, Arcimboldo painted portraits in Prague in the court of the Holy Roman Empire. Here is a portrait of Rudolf II, the Holy Roman Emperor at the time, painted as Vertumnus, Roman god of the seasons.

A stunning image of a gentleman made entirely out of actual flowers and leaves originally painted by Arcimboldo

Pictures that look good enough to eat: Photographer recreates portraits by 16th Century painter with fruit and vegetables

Giuseppe Arcimboldo- Winter

Winter (-) Oil on wood, 84 x 57 cm Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Munich

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