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Giuseppe Arcimboldo [jOOzep'pā ärchēmbôl'dō] (1527-1593) Self-Portrait. c.1575. Blue pen-and-wash drawing. Narodni Gallery, Prague, Chechia.

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1 Giuseppe Arcimboldo [jOOzep'pā ärchēmbôl'dō] (1527-1593) Self-Portrait. c.1575. Blue pen-and-wash drawing. Narodni Gallery, Prague, Chechia.

2 Biography Arcimboldo was born in 1527 in Milan, Italy, into a well-connected family. His grandfather was an archbishop; his father an artist. He began his career in the glass workshops of Milan Cathedral. He is known to have designed stained-glass windows and frescoes showing scenes from the lives of various saints. In 1562 he went to work at the Hapsburg imperial court of Ferdinand I, staying on at court under Maximilian II and Rudolf II. It was here that he did the paintings he is today remembered for.Ferdinand IMaximilian II Rudolf II

3 Modern Day Austrian Republic Map of the region in the year 1570

4 Ferdinand I Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I Habsburg (March 10, 1503 – July 27, 1564) was one of the Habsburg emperors that at various periods during his life ruled over Austria, Germany, Bohemia and Hungary.HabsburgAustriaGermanyBohemiaHungary

5 Maximilian II Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II of the Habsburg dynasty was born in 1527 at Vienna and died in 1576 in Regensburg. Maximilian was king of Bohemia from 1562, king of Hungary from 1563 and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire from 1564 until his death.

6 Rudolf II Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II Habsburg was an emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, king of Bohemia, and king of Hungary. He was born in Vienna on July 18, 1552, and died in Prague on January 20, 1612. His father was Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor, king of Bohemia, king of Hungary; his mother was Maria, a daughter of Charles V.

7 Giuseppe Arcimboldo. Fire. 1566. Oil on wood. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria. Fire

8 Giuseppe Arcimboldo. Earth. c.1570. Oil on wood. Private collection, Vienna, Austria. Earth

9 Giuseppe Arcimboldo. Water. 1566. Oil on wood. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria. Water

10 Giuseppe Arcimboldo. Air. Oil on canvas. Private collection, Basle, Switzerland. Air

11 Giuseppe Arcimboldo. The Lawyer. 1566. Oil on canvas. Statens Konstsamlingar, Gripsholm Slott, Stokholm, Sweden. The Lawyer

12 Giuseppe Arcimboldo. Spring. 1573. Oil on canvas. Louvre, Paris, France. Spring

13 Giuseppe Arcimboldo. Summer. 1573. Oil on canvas. Louvre, Paris, France. Summer

14 Giuseppe Arcimboldo. Autumn. 1573. Oil on canvas. Louvre, Paris, France.

15 Giuseppe Arcimboldo. Winter. 1573. Oil on canvas. Louvre, Paris, France.

16 Giuseppe Arcimboldo. Eve and the Apple, with Counterpart. 1578. Oil on canvas. Private collection, Basle, Switzerland.

17 The Vegetable Gardener, a visual pun which can be turned upside down. c.1590. Oil on wood. Museo Civico Ala Ponzone, Cremona, Italy.

18 Flora, the Roman goddess of flowers and spring. One spring Zephyr, the god of wind, saw her and fell in love, he carried her away, married, and granted her domain over flowers. She made some gifts to mankind, such as honey and seeds of countless varieties of flowers. Giuseppe Arcimboldo. Flora. c.1591. Oil on wood. Private collection, Paris, France. More.More.

19 Giuseppe Arcimboldo. Vertumnus. 1590-1591. Oil on wood. Skoklosters Slott, Balsta, Sweden. More.More.

20 Giuseppe Arcimboldo. The Librarian. c.1566. Oil on canvas. Skoklosters Slott, Balsta, Sweden.

21 Arcimboldo died on 11 July 1593, in Milan, passing into obscurity, until the Surrealists rediscovered and rejoiced in his work.. artist: Salvador Dali title: The Persistence of Memory paper size:24 x 36 in. image size:24 x 36 in. artist: Salvador Dali title: Face and Fruit on a Beach paper size:24 x 30 in. image size:19 1/4 x 24 in.

22 References http://www.answers.com/main/ntquery?method= 4&dsname=Wikipedia+Images&dekey=Rudolf2.j pg&gwp=8http://www.answers.com/main/ntquery?method= 4&dsname=Wikipedia+Images&dekey=Rudolf2.j pg&gwp=8 http://painting.about.com/library/biographies/blbi oarcimboldo.htmhttp://painting.about.com/library/biographies/blbi oarcimboldo.htm http://www.abcgallery.com/A/arcimboldo/arcimbo ldobio.html#1http://www.abcgallery.com/A/arcimboldo/arcimbo ldobio.html#1 http://www.hapsburg.com/


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