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Werner Kriegeskorte - Arcimboldo ​(angol)
Giuseppe ​Arcimboldo (1527-1593) began his career as an artist in the glass workshops of the Milan Cathedral, where he designed glass windows depicting scenes from the lives of the saints. His talent soon caught the eye of 16th-century rulers, and he moved on to the imperial courts of Ferdinand I, Maximilian II, and Rudolf II in Prague, where he created the scenes for his Seasons. In Arcimboldo's allegorical paintings, Spring appears as a young man composed entirely of flowers, Summer as a composition of fruits, Autumn as a head made of grapes, and Winter as a gnarled old man twined with ivy. Arcimboldo remained true to the allegorical principles informing the artistic and philosophical world view of the 16th century. His paintings are not only full of references to ancient classical gods and goddesses, but above all they reflect the courtly cosmos of the art chambers and wonder cabinets in which countless exotic and bizarre objects were housed. With the decline of this allegorical world vision between the Renaissance and Mannerism, Arcimboldo was forgotten- only to be rediscovered by modern artists.

Werner Kriegeskorte - Arcimboldo
A ​milánói Magistrato della Sanitá halálozási nyilvántartásában olvasható bejegyzés szerint a 66 év körüli Giuseppe Arcimboldo, mesterségére nézve festő, 1593. július 11-én hunyt el "húgyrekedés és vesekövek" miatt. Az is említésre kerül, hogy a halálát nem pestis okozta. Arcimboldo minden bizonnyal 1527-ben született Milánóban, abban az évben, amikor V. Károly zsoldosai elfoglalták és kifosztották Rómát.A kötet a milánói születésű Giuseppe Arcimboldo életét és munkásságát mutatja be.

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