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Archive for April 8th, 2013

 

Vertumnus

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Rudolf II of Habsburg as Vertumnus (detail). With the spring here starting to show its reluctant face it’s an apt moment to find a handful of Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s paintings at the Google Art Project. Vertumnus is the perennial favourite, Arcimboldo’s portrait of his patron, Rudolf II of Hapsburg, as the Roman god of the seasons. I’ve […]

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