Collection of Prints and Drawings
Eszter Nagy with Zoltán Kárpáti, Seventeenth-Century Italian Prints
©Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
 
Production People
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Print made by)artist bio
Castiglione, Giovanni Benedetto [il Grechetto]
b Genoa, bapt 23 March 1609; d Mantua, 5 May 1664
Title / Description
The Flight into Egypt
 
Date
c. 1647
 
Technique
etching
Material
paper
Dimensions
298 x 206 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed at lower right: 'GIO BENED.s CASTIGLIONVS GENONOVESE/In Pin.' and dedicated: 'All. Ill.mo Sig Sig et Pron mio Colend.mo [...]' and inscribed at lower left: 'Con licenza de Superiori'
State
third state of four
 
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, vols. 21, Vienna
1803-21, XXI.16.12
Paolo Bellini, Italian Masters of the Seventeenth
Centuries, The Illustrated Bartsch, vol. 46
(Commentary), New York 1985, 4602.012.S3 (third state
of four)
 
Comment
See under inv. no. 15702.
 
Inventory Number
46411
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 17th century: Unmounted
Citation Line
Castiglione, Giovanni Benedetto (Print made by), Inv. No. 46411, in Eszter Nagy with Zoltán Kárpáti, Seventeenth-Century Italian Prints: An On-Line Catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest 2012 » http://www.printsanddrawings.hu/ (accessed 20th of July, 2019) «