Castello, Francesco Da
Castello, Francesco da an Italian painter, was born in Flanders, of Spanish parents, in 1586. He visited Rome while young, for improvement, and painted historical and sacred subjects. Among his work for the churches is an altar-piece in San Giacomo degli Spagnuoli, representing The Assumption, with a glory of angels, and the apostles below. In San Rocco di Ripetta is a picture by him of The Madonna and Child, with saints. He died at Rome in 1636.