Giuseppe Arcimboldo art links 


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Giuseppe Arcimboldo: Spring, ca.1573
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)


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Giuseppe Arcimboldo

[Italian Mannerist Painter, ca.1530-1593]

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    Giuseppe Arcimboldo Works Online    
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
2 paintings online; see the "Italy 15th - 16th centuries" section

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
3 paintings

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Denver Art Museum, Colorado

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGiuseppe Arcimboldo at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteGiuseppe Arcimboldo in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Aiwaz Panopticon

Image archive with zoomable images

Bert Christensen's Cyberspace Home  

California State University WorldImages Database  

Giuseppe Arcimboldo at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Olga's Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Giuseppe Arcimboldo  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Allegory of Summer, 1573

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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The Portrait of Eccentricity: Arcimboldo and the Mannerist Grotesque

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Hello, Fruit Face! The Paintings of Giuseppe Arcimboldo

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Giuseppe Arcimboldo 1527-1593


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Frequent misspellings: Archimbaldo  Archimboldo  Arcimbaldo  Guiseppe Arcimboldo


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