Arcimboldo’s “The Librarian” (ca. 1566)

January 11, 2011 at 9:26 pm Leave a comment

You’ve probably seen reproductions of Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s portraits of people composed of fruits and vegetables or other unusual materials. He painted this librarian made of books in about 1566. Thanks, John Lancaster!

Entry filed under: art, books.

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