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Arcimboldo the Marvelous / by André Pieyre de Mandiargues ; conception by Yasha David ; [editor, Patricia Egan ; translator, I. Mark Paris].

; Arcimboldi, Giuseppe, 1527-1593
New York : Abrams, [1978] .
ISBN 9780810906891, 0810906899

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George Washington
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Standard Title Arcimboldo le merveilleux. English
Other Authors Arcimboldi, Giuseppe, 1527-1593.
Subjects Arcimboldi, Giuseppe, 1527-1593
Arcimboldi, Giuseppe, 1527-1593.
Arcimboldo, Giuseppe, 1527?-1593.
Description 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Copyright Date [1978]
Notes Translation of Arcimboldo le merveilleux.
Summary "Arcimboldo, a 16th century Italian artist [working in Vienna and Prague] is an artist with an indisputable claim, he single mindedly pursued his invention, the so-termed "composite head", applying it to numerous and varied subjects. Apt and witty combinations of animals, fish, fruit, vegetables, and a variety of other objects, all painted with meticulous realism, are fitted together into head and shoulder figures that sometimes have the look of portraits. He also devised compositions that can be hung upside down as well as right side up. Arcimboldo's major works were his numerous series on allegorical themes, especially the Four Seasons and the Four Elements."--Amazon.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3481085
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Pieyre de Mandiargues, André, 1909-1991.
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