Treasures of Malta No. 33, Summer 2005 Vol. XI No. 3


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St Catherine in Art
New set of stamps issued

The Pigouchet Book of Hours in Malta
Martina Caruana examines a little known early 16th century printed and illuminated devotional book of hours

Baroque Masterpieces Restored

Niccolo’ Nasoni between Malta and Portugal
Mario Buhagiar evaluates the oeuvre of an important 18th century virtuoso who forged an important artistic link between Malta and Portugal

Early 19th Century Hymns for Maltese Protestants
Anna Borg Cardona discovers a rare book of hymns in the British Library with 6 hymns printed in Maltese in the orthography of M A Vassalli, which may be the earliest Maltese example of lithography in the printing of music

The Bistra Catacombs Rediscovered

The First Guild of Artists in Malta, 1671
Giovanni Bonello writes about the formation of the first association of artists in Malta and how it came about

Numismatic Collection at Palazzo Falson
Emmanuel Azzopardi documents the Gollcher Foundation coin collection housed at Palazzo Falson in Mdina

From the Albert Ganado Collection

The Rosary as Art: An Historical Glimpse
Nicholas de Piro discusses the history and evolution of the simple rosary, listing examples from many parts of the Christian world, including Malta

From the Near and Far East to Malta – Islamic and Japanese Armour in Malta
Robert Attard writes about some fine Japanese and Islamic items of armour held in private collections in Malta

Contemporary Christian Art in Malta

Michelangelo Marulli – A Maltese Painter in Rome
Sandro Debono describes one of a small number of Michelangelo Marulli’s commissioned works for Malta which were produced in Rome

The Spanish Langues and Auberges of the Order in Birgu
Lorenzo A Zahra looks at the influential and numerous Spanish Knights who formed part of the langues of Aragon or of Castille whilst housed in Birgu

Heritage Malta at Castel Sant’ Angelo Exhibition

Cultural Calendar
Cecilia Xuereb reviews highlights of the Cultural Calendar throughout the spring months

Paintings Auctioned in Paris and London

Christmas 2005 Issue of Treasures of Malta


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Weight 504.0000 g
Dimensions 29.7 × 21 cm
Pages 99
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