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Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Giuseppe ArcimboldoBorn: 1527
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: 11-Jul-1593
Location of death: Milan, Italy
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: Painter of metamorphic imagery

Arcimboldo painted bizarre images of people composed from inanimate objects such as fruits. While he was famous during his lifetime, the world quickly forgot his work until the 19th century. He is now considered a forerunner of surrealism.

Father: Biagio Arcimboldo (painter)



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