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Arcimboldo [Arcimboldi], Giuseppelocked

(b ?Milan, 1527; d Milan, July 11, 1593).
  • Thomas Dacosta Kaufmann

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Italian painter, draughtsman and tapestry designer, active also in Austria and Bohemia. He came from a distinguished Milanese family that included a number of archbishops of the city; his father was the painter Biagio Arcimboldo. Giuseppe is first documented in 1549, working with his father for Milan Cathedral; he received payments until ...

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