Italian artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526/1527-1593) was a court painter for Holy Roman Emperors Ferdinand and Rudolf II centuries ago. However, today he is best known for his unique and often startling anthropomorphic images–creative combinations of humans with fruits, vegetables, flowers, and other objects.
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Italian artist Orazio Gentileschi (1563-1639) worked during the Mannerist and Baroque periods of art, utilizing light and shadow to dramatize his subjects.
Every dog is a lion at home.* Henry George Bohn The work of Italian Florentine artist Agnolo Bronzino (1503-1572) is distinguished by the Mannerist style, that emphasized elongation of the features of his often aristocratic sitters. British publisher Henry George Bohn (1792-1884) was instrumental in popularizing studies in variety of subjects, from history to science […]
Please click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them. MONDAY AT THE ART MUSEUM MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS OF ART Today’s virtual exhibition explores the theme of the mirror in art, taking us on a journey into this parallel sphere with painters as well as authors as […]