Giuseppe Arcimboldo

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This morning you have been learning all about Giuseppe Arcimboldo and his work.

When and where was Arcimboldo born? Where did he live? When did he die? How old was he?

How did Arcimboldo begin working as an artist?

What art movement was he part of?

What type of art is he most famous for?

What did he use to create his art?

What did Arcimboldo want to show through his portrait

called The Librarian?

Why do you think he created the work he did – madness or because of popular taste?

Who was inspired by Arcimboldo?

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13 thoughts on “Giuseppe Arcimboldo

  1. Giuseppe Arcimboldo work was made up from fruit,veg and nature materials,shaped in unqiue style of portraiture He was born in Milan in 1527 he was a son of a artist and he died in 1593 in Italy where he lived. Arcimdolbo started his career designing stain glass for cathedrail when court was 21 years old and in 1562 he became portraitist.At the habsburg court in vienna he was part the surrealist movement had flince. He is most famous the texture is so life like work of art based on fruit,veg and natural materials..
    I think he the work he created was of popular taste.

  2. Giuseppe Arcimboldo was a famous artist,who was born on 1527 and died on July 11,1593 in Milan Italy at the age of 66. Like his father, Arcimboldo followed his father’sfoot steps of being an artist. His art movement was called Renaissance, who had afascination with riddles and puzzles. He most famous for the four seasons and four elements. When Arcimboldo painted his paintings, he painted people faces and they looked like fruits and vegetables. During his art career, he wanted to show not only nature and human beings but also how closely they were related.
    By Baldeep and Tiya

  3. Giuseppe Arcimboldo was a famous Italian painter who was born in 1526 July 11th and lived in a city called Milan Duchy of Milan.He died on July 11th 1593, in the same city he was born in; he was 67 at the time. Arcimboldo wanted to copy his father Biago Arcimboldo, who was a great artist. The movement he was involved in was called Renaissance who had a fascination with riddles ,puzzles and the bizarre.The paintings he was most famous for were called the four elements and seasons.He used Ordinary objects which interlinked with the thing he was talking about.One of the painting Arcimboldo created was called librarian which was used to express Wolfgangs love of books through a portrait.We think Giuseppe is mad but creative because the way he took someone’s face , objects and food to create a creative portrait.Lots of people were inspired by Arcimboldo such as Vik Muniz and many more.
    From Zaid ,Ahlam and Sam.

  4. Arcimboldo was born in 1527 also was born in Italy the place was Rome .he died he died in the capital city which is Milan in Italy arcimboldo died when he was 66.he learnt from his father because he was an artist of Milan he was manarist . He used his imaginative skills to make his open minded , creative skills.
    Safiya and nana

  5. Arcimboldo was born in 1526 or 1527 and he died in 1593. He lived for 66 years. He worked in the city of Milan and made portraits for the king. By Bilal,Mihir.

  6. Arcimbolo was born in Milan which is a city in Italy. He was born on 1527, July 11 and died on 1593 July 11. When he died he was the age of 66. He started painting because his father inspired him to. He was famous for painting portraits made out of fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish and books.

    By, Pranit, Gautam and Oliwia

  7. Giuseppe Arcimboldom was born in Italy however he went to,Millan and he lived there.
    He died in July 11,1593 and he was 21 years old.He was an Italian painter best known for creating images,portraits heads made entirely of objects such as fruits,vegetables,flowers,fish.
    Tree roots and other natural items are stunning today such as fruits,fish,books.
    Hanaan
    Linda
    Dylan

  8. Giuseppe Arcimboldom was born in Italy however he went to,Millan and he lived there.
    He died in July 11,1593 and he was 21 years old.He was an Italian painter best known for creating images,portraits heads made entirely of objects such as fruits,vegetables,flowers,fish.
    Tree roots and other natural items are stunning today such as fruits,fish,books.

  9. Giuseppe Arcimboldo was born during the year 1526 AD in Milan , Italy and died , at the age of 66 , on July the 11th 1593. During the Renaissence period , he became a famous mannerist in Italy . Through his pieces of art , Arcimboldo expressed his appreciation towards nature as he used fruits and vegetables during his pieces of art as well as using flowers , books and fish . He painted the painting the librarian to show he really did appreciate books . We believe he painted because of the popularity he would achieve . He knew he would become famous because who drew that kind of art had became famous . The great Arcimboldo was an inspiration for many ; a restaurant in France made the name Arcimboldo and overall he was an inspiration for mannerism itself .

  10. Giuseppe Arcimboldo was born in 1526 or 1527 , historians do not know but was born at Duchy of Milian and died at July eleventh 1593 in Milian.Arcimboldo also lived in Milian and was age 67 when he died.Giuseppe started his career as the same job as his feather as a designer for stained glass , at this time he was 21 years old.Arcimboldo’s art movement is a renaissance and Early surreaslsm.Furhtermore, he wanted to show his appreciation of nature through his portraits.In addition Arcimboldo is famous for the four seasons in one head and Vertumuns which was made in 1587.Arcimboldo was inspired by his father after he began his artistic work.Arcimboldo wanted to show through the librarian portrait that Wolfgang Lazius a historian wanted to show he liked books. Arcimboldo created his portraits because of the popular taste at that time because people liked his style and liked the name and the portrait matched.In addition to this, people liked his portraits because you can see from both perspectives ( up and down).Thomas Dacosta Kaulfaman made a portrait of the riverman and made a Arcimboldo restaurant at Asterix Theme park in France.
    By Omio , Isra ,Alishba

  11. Arcimboldo was a very famous artist,who painted people in the form of everyday objects. He was born in Italy in the city of Milan, he was born in the year 1527

    • Arcimboldo was a very famous artist, who was born in Italy at the city of Milan, he was born in the year 1527. His death was on the 11th of July 1593. He created his paintings for popular taste, his painting contained people made out of everyday objects and nature. He gave these things a deeper meaning, for example he made a picture of a winter tree and a human face. He did it because he was part of the Renaissance and at that time pantings with human and nature were popular.Arcimboldo was 22 when he started his career it lasted him an amazing 44 years until he died at the age of 66. He was inspired by his father who was an artist before him. The meaning of the Librarian was to show his,passion for books and how they can inspire people to do great things
      From bukumi shabnam and Mia

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