Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (1616 - 1670) - Man Wearing a Plumed Fur Cap and a Scarf

Description
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (1616 - 1670) - Man Wearing a Plumed Fur Cap and a Scarf
Etching - Plate signed - Ca. 1645-50

Man Wearing a Plumed Fur Cap and a Scarf, from the series Large Studies of heads in Oriental Headdress (1645–1650)

Bellini 1982 43
Bartsch XXI.28.52

Good impression on thin laid paper.
Lacking small fragments along the right side.

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (1609 - 1664)
Painter, printmaker and draughtsman; inventor of the monotype. Born in Genoa, Castiglione began career in studio of Giovanni Battista Paggi. From 1632 he is documented in Rome. Lived in Genoa from 1641-5, where he worked for many prominent Genoese families. Returned to Rome c.1647-1651. In his later years, c.1652-64, Castiglione divided his time between Genoa, Venice, Parma and Mantua, and from the early 1650s until his death, he received commissions from members of the court of Carlo II Gonzaga, 9th Duke of Mantua.

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Lot details
Artist
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (1616 - 1670)
Title of artwork
Man Wearing a Plumed Fur Cap and a Scarf
Year
Ca. 1645-50
Technique
Etching
Signature
Plate signed
Condition
In good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
178×148 mm
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