Friday, 2 October 2015

Art on Friday; Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Giuseppe Arcimboldo (Italian:; also spelled Arcimboldi) (1526 or 1527 – July 11, 1593) was an Italian painter best known for creating imaginative portrait heads made entirely of objects such as fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish, and books.

Vertumnus, a portrait depicting Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor painted as Vertumnus, the Roman God of the seasons

 Four seasons in one head

 The Librarian

 The Waiter









© KH

1 comment:

Elidir said...

Totally spectacular. For me, this guy has IT, if you know what I mean. B*B!!