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Mattia Preti was an Italian Baroque artist who worked in Italy and Malta. Born in the small town of Taverna in Calabria, Preti was sometimes called Il Cavalier Calabrese (the Knight of Calabria). His early apprenticeship is said to have been with the "Caravaggist" Giovanni Battista Caracciolo, which may account for his life-long interest in the... More...
Malta, 1965, Allegory of Victory