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Castellani, Charles

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00033517
Castellani, Charles

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 24 May 1838, in Brussels; died 1 December 1913, in Bois-le-Roi (Seine-et-Marne).

Painter, glassmaker, draughtsman. History painting, military subjects, still-lifes.

Charles Castellani was a pupil of Yvon and Elie Delaunay, and was initiated into the art of stained glass by Oudinot. He spent some time in Rome where he was an 'unofficial' resident at the Villa Medici, then worked in the Paris studios of master stained glass craftsmen Martin Quesnoux and Steinheil. The latter, who was a collaborator of Viollet-le-Duc, commissioned Castellani to produce windows representing ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass ; 20th-Century Art ; 19th-Century Art

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