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

 Spring

 Summer

 Autumn

 Winter

 Air

 Fire

 Earth

 Water

© KH

1 comment:

Elidir said...

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