About this artwork
Castiglione was a prolific painter, etcher, and draftsman who left his native Genoa around 1630 for Rome, where he made contact with important Baroque artists, such as Nicolas Poussin and Pietro Testa.
- Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione
- Circe with Companions of Ulysses Changed into Animals
- Etching, touched with graphite, on ivory paper
- 218 x 308 mm (plate); 221 x 309 mm (sheet)
- Gift of Marie Louise Pritchard