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Bernardo Castello

Castello or Castelli, Bernardo (bārnärˈdō kästĕlˈlō, –tĕlˈlē) [key], 1557–1629, Italian painter of the Genoese school; pupil of Cambiaso, whose style he imitated. He was a friend of Tasso and made the designs for Jerusalem Delivered, some of which were subsequently engraved by Agostino Carracci. Castello executed numerous works in the churches of Genoa. His son, Valerio Castello, 1625–59, a painter of historical scenes, was influenced by Procaccini and Correggio but created a fine style of his own. He executed many frescoes of high merit for the churches and monasteries of Genoa. His best-known painting is The Rape of the Sabines (Genoa).

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