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Giuseppe Arcimboldo: Vertumnus  wikidata:Q16333797 
creator QS:P170,Q7751
Giuseppe Arcimboldo: Vertumnus
creator QS:P170,Q7751
Object type painting
Genre portrait
Original caption
Note: For documentary purposes the original description has been retained. Factual corrections and alternative descriptions are encouraged separately from the original description.
Vertumnus årstidernas gud målad av Guiseppe Arcimboldo 1591.
Nyckelord: Årstiderna, Arcimboldo, Vertumnus, Målning, Konst, Frukt, Fruktgubben, Grönsaker, Föremålsbild

Depicted people: Vertumnus (Vortumnus), and Rudolf II (Tysk-romersk kejsare)

Svenska: Vertumnus var årstidsväxlingarnas gud hos romarna. Porträttet är en hyllning till den habsburgska, tysk-romerska kejsaren, som bodde i Prag. När den svenska armen genom ett överraskande angrepp intar och plundrar den Lilla sidan i Prag 1648, föll denna och hundratals andra målningar i svenskarnas händer. På Skokloster finns målningen först 1845.
Bröstbild, fas vänster. Porträttet sammansatt av frukter, grönsaker och blommor.
Förgylld, profilerad ram med pastellagerankor och palmett i hörnen, bredd 92 mm.
Emperor Rudolf II as Vertumnus, the Roman god of the seasons, growth, plants and fruit. The portrait is meant as an imperial allegory, corresponding with Arcimboldos series of the seasons, with the Emperor here seen as ruler of them all. The variety of flowers and fruits from all season signify that a golden era has returned under the Emperors rule.
After the death of Emperor Rudolf II in 1612 the painting stayed at Prague where it is recorded in the inventory of the imperial collections in 1621 and 1635. It was later taken as war booty by the Swedish army in 1648.
Depicted people Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor
Used at Erövringen av Prag
Date 1591
date QS:P571,+1591-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium oil on panel
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q1348059,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 700 mm (27.55 ″); Width: 580 mm (22.83 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,700U174789;P2049,580U174789
institution QS:P195,Q1891413
Accession number
Object history Hans Christoffer von Königsmarck (greve, riksråd)
Exhibition history
  • Krigsbyte (2007-2008)
  • Arcimboldo 1526-1593: Nature and Fantasy (2010-2011) Category:Washington
  • Arcimboldo 1526-1593: Nature and Fantasy (2010-2011) Category:Washington
  • Arcimboldo 1526-1593: Nature and Fantasy (2011) Milan
  • "Supersurrealismen" (2012-2013) Moderna museet Malmö
  • ”Power of Faith - 450th Anniversary of the Heidelberg Catechism” (2013) Staatliche Schlösser und GärtenBaden-Würtemberg, Heidelberg
  • Min Skattkammare: Skoklosters slott (2013) Skoklosters slott
  • Vertumnus (2014) Skoklosters slott
  • Rudolf II and Arcimboldo (arb.namn), prel datum (2017) Bunkamura
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