Portrait of Giuseppe Arcimboldo

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1527-1593

Italian Mannerist Painter

Giuseppe Arcimboldo was an Italian Renaissance painter who was born in Milan in 1527. He was the son of Biagio Arcimboldo, a painter, and is believed to have been trained by his father.

Arcimboldo's early career involved working as a designer for stained glass windows in Milan. He then moved to the court of the Habsburgs in Vienna in 1562, where he worked as court painter for Emperor Maximilian II. During his time in Vienna, Arcimboldo produced a number of allegorical paintings and portraits of the imperial family, many of which were highly unusual in their composition and subject matter.

Arcimboldo returned to Milan in 1568 and continued to work as a court painter, this time for the Spanish Governor of Milan, Diego de Oropesa. He produced a series of paintings known as the Four Seasons, which are perhaps his most famous works. These paintings are composed entirely of fruits, vegetables, and other natural objects, arranged to create the image of a human head.

In addition to his allegorical paintings and portraits, Arcimboldo also produced a number of works that were more explicitly humorous or satirical. One example is his painting The Librarian, which shows a figure made entirely of books and other reading materials.

Arcimboldo's work fell out of favor after his death in 1593, and it was not until the 20th century that he was rediscovered and recognized as a significant artist. His work has since been the subject of numerous exhibitions and scholarly studies.

Today, Arcimboldo is remembered as a master of the grotesque and a pioneer of surrealism, whose imaginative and inventive works continue to captivate and intrigue audiences.

35 Arcimboldo Paintings

The Librarian, c.1566 by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

The Librarian c.1566

Oil Painting
$2177
Canvas Print
$53.92
SKU: GAR-133
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 97 x 71 cm
Skoklosters Slott, Balsta, Sweden

Autumn, 1573 by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

Autumn 1573

Oil Painting
$2724
Canvas Print
$63.74
SKU: GAR-134
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 76 x 63.5 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Summer, 1573 by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

Summer 1573

Oil Painting
$2821
Canvas Print
$63.18
SKU: GAR-135
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 76 x 63.5 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Rudolf II (Vertumnus), c.1590 by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

Rudolf II (Vertumnus) c.1590

Oil Painting
$2779
Canvas Print
$59.03
SKU: GAR-3189
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 70.5 x 57.5 cm
Skoklosters Slott, Balsta, Sweden

Terra, 1566 by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

Terra 1566

Oil Painting
$2934
Canvas Print
$51.71
SKU: GAR-4257
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 70 x 49 cm
Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna, Austria

Spring, 1573 by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

Spring 1573

Oil Painting
$4119
Canvas Print
$62.35
SKU: GAR-6075
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 76 x 63.5 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Winter, 1573 by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

Winter 1573

Oil Painting
$2852
Canvas Print
$50.18
SKU: GAR-6076
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 76 x 63.5 cm
Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Winter, 1563 by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

Winter 1563

Oil Painting
$2776
Canvas Print
$57.65
SKU: GAR-6077
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 66.6 x 50.5 cm
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria

Water, 1566 by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

Water 1566

Oil Painting
$4668
Canvas Print
$57.51
SKU: GAR-6078
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 66.6 x 50.5 cm
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria

Summer, 1563 by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

Summer 1563

Oil Painting
$2724
Canvas Print
$57.79
SKU: GAR-6079
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 67 x 50.8 cm
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria

Fire, 1566 by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

Fire 1566

Oil Painting
$2344
Canvas Print
$57.65
SKU: GAR-6080
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 66.5 x 51 cm
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria

Jurist, 1566 by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

Jurist 1566

Oil Painting
$2177
Canvas Print
$82.05
SKU: GAR-6081
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 64 x 51 cm
Skoklosters Slott, Balsta, Sweden

Cook, 1570 by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

Cook 1570

Oil Painting
$2014
Canvas Print
$53.80
SKU: GAR-6082
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 52.2 x 41 cm
Private Collection

Vegetable Gardener, c.1590 by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

Vegetable Gardener c.1590

Oil Painting
$1876
Canvas Print
$50.18
SKU: GAR-6083
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 35 x 24 cm
Museo Civico Ala Ponzone, Cremona, Italy

Herod, n.d. by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

Herod n.d.

Oil Painting
$2649
Canvas Print
$50.18
SKU: GAR-6084
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 45.6 x 34 cm
Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum, Innsbruck, Austria

Capon, 1597 by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

Capon 1597

Paper Art Print
$47.78
SKU: GAR-6085
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 22.1 x 14.9 cm
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

The Allegory of Earth, n.d. by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

The Allegory of Earth n.d.

Paper Art Print
$47.78
SKU: GAR-6086
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 18.7 x 15.5 cm
Private Collection

An Allegory of Water, n.d. by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

An Allegory of Water n.d.

Paper Art Print
$47.78
SKU: GAR-6087
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 18.7 x 15.5 cm
Private Collection

An Allegory of Fire, n.d. by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

An Allegory of Fire n.d.

Paper Art Print
$47.78
SKU: GAR-6088
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 18.7 x 15.5 cm
Private Collection

An Allegory of Air, n.d. by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

An Allegory of Air n.d.

Paper Art Print
$47.78
SKU: GAR-6089
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 18.7 x 15.5 cm
Private Collection

Spring and Summer, n.d. by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

Spring and Summer n.d.

Paper Art Print
$47.78
SKU: GAR-6090
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 17.3 x 23.5 cm
National Museum, Stockholm, Sweden

Autumn and Winter, n.d. by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

Autumn and Winter n.d.

Paper Art Print
$47.78
SKU: GAR-6091
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: 17.3 x 23.5 cm
National Museum, Stockholm, Sweden

Whimsical Portrait, n.d. by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

Whimsical Portrait n.d.

Oil Painting
$1189
Canvas Print
$50.18
SKU: GAR-6092
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

The Admiral, n.d. by Arcimboldo | Painting Reproduction

The Admiral n.d.

Oil Painting
$2983
Canvas Print
$50.18
SKU: GAR-6093
Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

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