Who was Giuseppe Arcimboldo?
Arcimboldo was born in Milan in 1527 and is the son of another artist, Biagio Arcimboldo.
Like his father, he started his career designing imagery for stained glass windows.
Precise details of his early art training are unknown and have not been documented, but historians suggest that as a boy he was skillful and talented, making him a versatile artist. He could paint a number of religious art forms, including stained glass art and tapestry designs as well as fresco art.