Giuseppe Arcimboldo art links
Giuseppe Arcimboldo Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Kunsthistorisches Museum, ViennaArt Market:
2 paintings online; see the "Italy 15th - 16th centuries" section
Kunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)
Louvre Museum Database, Paris
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Drawings collection online
National 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)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(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)
Giuseppe Arcimboldo at The Art Renewal CenterMiscellaneous Sites:
Giuseppe Arcimboldo in the Web Gallery of Art
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
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)
RKD Netherlands Imagebase NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions
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Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UKArticles and Reference Sites:
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Giuseppe Arcimboldo
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RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, 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
Hello, Fruit Face! The Paintings of Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Giuseppe Arcimboldo 1527-1593