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CASTELLO, Bernardo (1557 - 1629), Painter, miniaturist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CASTELLO, Bernardo (1557 - 1629), Painter, miniaturist, engraver

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1557, in Genoa; died 1629, in Genoa.

Painter, miniaturist, engraver. History painting, religious subjects, mythological subjects.

[not available online]Bernardo Castello was probably the brother of Giovanni Battista Costello (Il Genovese) and Pietro Castello. He was a pupil of Luca Cambiaso and Andrea Semini, and worked in the style of both of these artists until he journeyed around

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