Giuseppe Arcimboldo

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Style: Mannerism

Place: Milan

Born: 1527

Death: 1593

Nationality: Italy

Biography:

Giuseppe Arcimboldo (also spelled Arcimboldi) (1527 - July 11, 1593) was an Italian painter best known for creating imaginative portrait heads made entirely of such objects as fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish, and books - that is, he painted representations of these objects on the canvas arranged in such a way that the whole collection of objects ...