Castillo, Augustin Del

Castillo, Augustin del a Spanish painter, was born at Seville in 1565, and studied under Luis Fernandez., He resided chiefly at Cordova, where he painted a number of pictures for the churches. There is an Annunciation by him, in the Church of Nuestra Señora de los Libreros; several pictures in the convent of San Pablo; and an Adoration of the Magi, in the cathedral at Cadiz, which is said to be his finest work. He died at Cordova in 1626. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Géneralé, s.v.

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