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Man Wearing a Plumed Fur Cap amd Scarf


Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Il Grechetto)


17th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Prints | Etching
Size: 7 1/8 x 5 13/16 in. (18.1 x 14.76 cm) (sheet)11 13/16 x 9 1/8 in. (30 x 23.18 cm) (mount)18 1/16 x 14 1/16 in. (45.88 x 35.72 cm) (mat)
Creation Place: Europe, Italy
Culture: Europe, Italy
Style: 17th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptionin plate top left in black: [GASTILIONE/ GENOVESE]; on mount at top in pencil: [1-251]
Physical Description: portrait of a man; head and shoulders; turban-like hat with feathers(?) at back; hat covers PL eye; scarf around neck
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of John Crosby
Accession Number: P.47.181
Artist: Il Grechetto (Giovanni Castiglione), Italian (Genoa), 1609 - 1664
Role: Etcher
Nationality: Italian
Life Dates: Italian (Genoa), 1609 - 1664
Added to Site: January 11, 2013