(b. 1526, Milano, d. 1593, Milano)

The Four Seasons in one Head (detail)

c. 1590
Oil on poplar wood
Private collection

From the branch protruding from the upper-right side of the head hangs the bark, scrapes off in two tatters. In the veins of the wood lain bare appears Arcimboldo's carved signature, "ARCIMBOLDUS P.".

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