Arcimboldo, Burlesque Portrait

Milan, second half of the Sixteenth century: a young painter works together with his father in the Fabbrica del Duomo, absorbing the decorativism typical of that time. Following Leonardo’s steps, he investigates on nature, nourishing his interest for bizarre and grotesque shapes, and along with it, he reaches a new refinement, derived from the Renaissance’s luxury craftsmanship...

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