CASTELLO, Giovanni Battista
(b. 1547, Genova, d. 1637, Genova)


Italian illuminator and goldsmith, part of an Italian family of artists, active in Genoa. He was the brother of Bernardo Castello, and the uncle of Valerio Castello, and not to be confused with another Giovanni Battista Castello (c. 1509-1569), also active in Genoa, who is called Il Bergamasco after his native city Bergamo.