The Portraits of Giuseppe Arcimboldo

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The Librarian by Giuseppe Arcimboldo

In the 16th century, an Italian painter named Giuseppe Arcimboldo was on the cutting edge of his craft as he painted composite portraits of people using a variety of objects.  Some of his most famous paintings involved creating portraits out of fruits and vegetables.  In his painting below, he uses books to represent the head […]