Works included in this catalogue
Chasteau after Carracci (Annibale) Assumption of the Virgin {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.20]
Chasteau after Carracci (Annibale) Martyrdom of St Stephen {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.16]
Chasteau after Poussin The Gathering of Manna 1680 {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.4]
Chasteau after Poussin Jesus healing the blind {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.10]
Chasteau after Poussin Pyrrhus hidden 1676 {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.35]
Chasteau after Poussin St Paul lifted up {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.19]

Chasteau, born in Orleans, worked in Rome in his early years; he became a member of the French Academy in 1663, and prospered under Colbert. The 6 engravings listed above, all from the 1879 Levey gift to the NGV, reproduce paintings from the French royal collection (Tableaux du roi).


For Chasteau, see Bénézit 3, p.833; AKL 18 (1998), p.303 (entry by M.Préaud); and (citing Bryan’s Dictionary of Painters and Engravers)