Allegorie: Der Winter

Allegorie: Der Winter

Dating
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More about this artwork
Arcimboldo's bizarre composite heads continue the antique tradition of fantastic hybrid creatures. These 'Seasons' (see inv. no. 2037 and 2038), recorded in Munich as early as 1598, were probably created in Milan before he entered the service of the Habsburgs as a court painter in Vienna and Prague. For a long time, they were considered to be only a variant of the Vienna series painted in 1563.
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 6
Inventory Number
2040
Birth year of the artist
1530
Year the artist deceased
1593
Dimensions of the object
67,5 x 57 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Holz
Genre
Malerei
Origin
Aus Schloss Schleißheim
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Allegorie: Der Winter, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/A0GOM9oxdp (Last updated on 30.06.2022)

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