Caravaggio to Mattia Preti: Baroque Painting in Malta

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The title Caravaggio to Mattia Preti aptly provides the parameters that span seventeenth century baroque painting in Malta. Caravaggio's move to Malta in 1607 opened this magnificent chapter in Maltese art, to which the island responded with extraordinary artistic foresight. Malta offered Caravaggio security, but more importantly it offered him the opportunity to redeem himself. On the island, the power of Caravaggio's brush and the celebration of his virtuosity overcame the dishonour of his lifestyle, despite the fact ...

Caravaggio to Mattia Preti: Baroque Painting in Malta 2015, Midsea Books Ltd,Malta, Sta Venera

ISBN-13: 9789993275367

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