Rare-Antique Master Print-YOUNG MAN WITH OPEN MOUTH-Castiglione-c.1645

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295.00

‘CASTILIONE GENOVESE’

– Head of a young man with open mouth.

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SKU: PCO-22079 Categories: ,

Description

Head of a young man with open mouth.

Made by Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione after own design.

Medium: Etching on hand laid (verge) paper. Watermark: fragment.

Sheet size: 9.8 x 13.5 cm (3.86 x 5.31 inch). Image size: 8 x 10.7 cm. (3.15 x 4.21 inch).

Condition: good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

YOUNG MAN WITH OPEN MOUTH | PCO-C104-22

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Source: unknown, to be determined.

Reference: The Illustrated Bartsch 41.

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Biography engraver: Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (1609-1664) was an Italian Baroque artist, painter, printmaker and draftsman, of the Genoese school. He is best known now for his elaborate etchings, and as the inventor of the printmaking technique of monotyping. He was known as Il Grechetto and Il Benedetto in Italy and in France as Le Benedette. He is well known for his etchings, which recall Rembrandt.

Additional information

Dimensions 13 × 9 × 1 cm

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