Arcimboldo's four seasons



Autumn, 1573, Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1527-1593), Le Louvre, Paris

"Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits."

-Samuel Butler-



Winter, 1573, Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1527-1593), Le Louvre, Paris


"In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer."

-Albert Camus-



Spring, 1573, Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1527-1593), Le Louvre, Paris

"You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming."

-Pablo Neruda-




Summer, 1573, Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1527-1593), Le Louvre, Paris


"And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer."


-F. Scott Fitzgerald-



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