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CASTIGLIONE, Giovanni Benedetto (1609 - 1664), Painter, pastellist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CASTIGLIONE, Giovanni Benedetto (1609 - 1664), Painter, pastellist, engraver

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1609 or 1616, in Genoa; died c. 1664 or 1670, in Mantua.

Painter, pastellist, engraver. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, hunting scenes, landscapes, still-lifes.

Genoese School.

[not available online]Giovanni Benedetto was a pupil of Giovanni Battista in Genoa, and of Giovanni Andrea de Ferrari. Mariette describes his violent temper, which made him feared and disliked by some of

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