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Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione

Italian painter, draftsman, and printmaker

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Versatile and eclectic artist open to foreign influence which was unusual for an Italian artist of his time. Some of his best-known works are somewhat fantastical. He was court painter at Mantua from 1648.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500115299.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione:

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione The Belongings of Laban (Les Équipages de Jacob), 17th century Etching
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione God the Father and the Holy Spirit, Watching over the Newborn Child (Dieu le père considérant son fils, nouvellement né), ca. 1645 Etching
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione Flight into Egypt, ca. 1648 Etching
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione Discovery of the Bodies of Saints Peter and Paul, ca. 1651 Etching
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione Melancholia (Circe), 17th century Etching
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione The Genius of Castiglione, ca. 1648 Etching on heavyweight laid paper
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione Two Men and a Child Amid Ruins, 1655 Etching
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione Bearded Man Wearing a Bonnet with a Plume, ca. 1648-1650 Etching
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione Head of Man Wearing a Fur Cap with a Plume, ca. 1648-1650 Etching
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione Head of a Man Wearing a Bonnet with a Large Plume (with Flat Cap and Feather), ca. 1648-1650 Etching
Charles-Antoine Coypel after Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione Hagar and Ishmael, ca. 1740-1750 Etching
Francesco Bartolozzi after Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione The Adoration of the Shepherds, late 18th century - early 19th century Etching
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