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Castiglione: Lost Genius

Susan Jaques | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Susan Jaques

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (1609-64) is probably the most innovative and technically brilliant Italian artist you've never heard of. Though he practiced as a painter, it's his remarkable drawings and prints that won him a century of posthumous fame, after which he fell off the map.