A Congress of Animals

Pen and brown ink, brush and watercolor, over traces of black chalk | 20.7 x 30.8cm | 1641-1710

Giovanni Francesco Castiglione

The graphic oeuvre of the elusive Francesco Castiglione, son and assistant of Giovanni Benedetto (1609-1664), can be based largely on the name annotated at the bottom of the sheet by a late-eighteenth-century collector known as the "Reliable Venetian...
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