Treasures of Malta No. 37, Christmas 2006 Vol. XIII No. 1

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ARTICLES

Antoine Favray in Constantinople – Revisited
Stephen Degiorgio discusses a number of paintings at the Pera Museum, Istanbul by or attributed to Antoine Favray

Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum

The Master Blacksmiths of Naxxar
Paul Catania and John Magro survey the work in wrought iron produced in Naxxar during the 19th and 20th centuries

Ħal Resqun Catacomb
Patricia Camilleri and Ann Gingell Littlejohn

The Ceiling of the Church of the Virgin of Victory, Valletta
Mario Buhagiar highlights the art historical significance of Malta’s most important Baroque ceiling after the Co-Cathedral of St John and discusses the on-going restoration intervention

From the Albert Ganado Collection

Count Giovanni Preziosi: A Maltese Nobleman and his French books
Noel Carauna Dingli

‘Into my Imagination’
George Glanville

Helene Buhagiar (1888-1975)
Lisa Baldacchino has produced the first long study of Helene Buhagiar, artist and contributor to the arts

Heritage Malta Exhibitions

Malta’s First Cultural Journal
Alfred Zahra de Domenico is publishing the first study in depth of a Maltese 19th century journal in the field of culture, the arts, and literature

Maltese silk-work pictures: Obscure treasures from our early tourism industry
Robert Attard has produced the first study of a now almost forgotten genre of handicraft

An unknown bozzetto by Willie Apap
Paul Xuereb discusses the relationship between a bozzetto by Wilie Apap and a painting of a ‘Madonna and Child’ dated 1949

Interpreting Mattia Preti’s St George and the Dragon
Sandro Debono suggests a historical reading of Preti’s titular piece for the chapel of the Langue of Aragon at St John’s Co-Cathedral

Maltese Crafts and Trades: A mural by Frank Portelli at the National Museum of Fine Arts
Dennis Vella comments on a notable recent acquisition by Heritage Malta

Cultural Calendar

Heritage Malta Recent Acquisitions

Bookshelf

Towers and Castles of Malta

A Subject Index to the Illustrations in Treasures of Malta Vol. XII

Index – Treasures of Malta, Vol. XII
Vol. XII, No.1 – Issue No.34 – Christmas 2005, No.2 – Issue No.35 – Easter 2006, No.3 – Issue No.36 – Summer 2006

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Weight 520.0000 g
Dimensions 29.7 × 21 cm
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Pages 86
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