Joseph Cornell was a self-taught artist who created the most amazing collages in shadow boxes with random found objects, and things picked up from junk shops and flea markets. His work was inspired by women in his life, places that he travelled to and his childhood memories.
His art is meticulously arranged, pasted and painted on to "suggest poetic associations inspired by the arts, humanities, and sciences. His pieces have been described as romantic, poetic, lyrical, and surrealistic." says, Oh Dear Design.
You can learn more about his work and download free images from his website.