Christmas Issue of Treasures of Malta out now


TOM Christmas 2016

CONTENTS
 

At Sea with Captain Michele Picasso in 1794
In this third instalment about corsairing escapades, Liam Gauci introduces us to one of the most active corsair captains on the Island in the last decade of the 18th century

Carmelo Mangion (1905-1997) and the Art of Etching
Sarah Chircop discusses the essence of etching through Mangion's prints from the collection of the Malta Government School of Art

St John's before Preti: The early years of the Conventual Church of the Order of St John in contemporary descriptions
Thomas Freller highlights the impressions of various scholars and travellers who visited this magnificent church from the late 16th century up to around the mid-17th century

My Favourite Object
Keith Sciberras

Art for Cruise Liners in Malta before the Second World War
Giovanni Bonello focuses on those pre-war artists who promoted Malta in their publicity for passenger liners

The Icon of Our Lady of Mellieha: A journey through the multi-disciplinary conservation project
Valentina Lupo and Maria Grazia Zenzani

Fra Don Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Prior of Castille, in Malta
Robert L. Dauber gives us a succinct biography of this Spanish military personality and details his brief visit to the Island in 1566

A new attribution to the enigmatic Cassarino, and some reflections on his works
Eric Fenech Sevasta and Keith Sciberras present further clarifications regarding the oeuvre of this perplexing artist

Melitensia Curios
William Zammit and Theresa Vella

The Malta Private Archive Digitization Project undertaken by Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti in collaboration with the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

The Cover

A subject index to the Illustrations in Treasures of Malta, Vol. XXII
Paul Xuereb

Index: Treasures of Malta, Vol. XXII

Bookshelf

Cultural Calendar
Cecilia Xuereb

The Valletta International Baroque Festival 2017: The Fifth Edition 


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