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59
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, called Il Grechetto
A HERDSMAN AND HIS FAMILY
Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 34,375 USD
JUMP TO LOT
59
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, called Il Grechetto
A HERDSMAN AND HIS FAMILY
Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 34,375 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Old Master Drawings

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Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, called Il Grechetto
GENOA 1609 - 1664 MANTUA
A HERDSMAN AND HIS FAMILY
Drawn with the brush in brown wash, watercolor and bodycolor
230 by 265 mm; 9 by 10 7/16 in
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Provenance

Stichting P. en N. de Boer,
their sale, London, Christie's, 4 July 1995, lot 57

Exhibited

Laren, Singer Museum, Oude Tekeningen, Verzameling P. en N. de Boer, 1966, no. 48

Catalogue Note

This is characteristic of Castiglione's style and technique, as well as subject matter.  It is a particulary attractive example, compact and well-composed, and perfectly exemplifies the pastoral atmosphere which Castiglione sought to achieve.

Old Master Drawings

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