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Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione: Head of a Bearded Oriental, 1655
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Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione

[Italian Baroque Era Painter, ca.1609-1664]

• Also known as:  Il Grechetto
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Original works by Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Circe Changing Ulysses' Men into Beasts, etching, ca.1650

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteGiovanni Benedetto Castiglione at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Tobit Burying the Dead, 1647/51

Notable SiteDrawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
The Crucifixion, 1660s
Isaac Meeting Rebecca, ca.1640
Circe Changing the Companions of Odysseus into Animals, 1650s
The Adoration of the Shepherds, ca.1660

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
4 works online by Castiglione

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteGiovanni Benedetto Castiglione at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Holy Family with Angels, ca.1660

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
Journey of Rebecca, ca.1637-39

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
Madonna and Child in Glory with an Angel, ca.1654-55

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
Noah and the Animals Entering the Ark, ca.1650

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
Study of a Head

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Christ Cleansing the Temple

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
10 works by or related to the artist

Guilford College Art Gallery, North Carolina
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Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Documents the restoration of Castiglione's Immaculate Conception

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Québec
The Animals Going towards Noah's Ark, 1650-55

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France (in French)  
La Caravane

Musee Jenisch, Vevey, Switzerland (in French)  
Circé et les compagnons d'Ulysse transformés en animaux, ca.1650

Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan, Italy

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Noah's sacrifice

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Noah and the Animals Entering the Ark, ca.1630-32

Palazzo Bianco, Genoa, Italy
Use the "right" arrow to advance to Sala 13 in order to see 3 paintings by Castiglione

Palazzo Rosso, Genoa, Italy (in Italian)  
4 paintings online - Click the "right" arrow until you get to Sala 9. If the "zoom" version of the images does not come up, try this page instead.

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Pinacoteca Tosio Martinengo, Brescia, Italy (in Italian)  
David con la testa di Golia, print

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Etude d'une tête d'homme à la coiffure orientale

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione at the The British Museum, London, UK

Université de Liège Collections (in French)  

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK
The Head of an Oriental

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
A Satyr Family among Animals, ca.1650

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGiovanni Benedetto Castiglione at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteGiovanni Benedetto Castiglione in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Collection of the Banca Popolare di Sondrio, Italy (in Italian)  

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione  
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Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

International Herald Tribune (now part of the New York Times organization)
"The Genius of Castiglione," article by Souren Melikian

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