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PRETI, Mattia (1613 - 1699), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PRETI, Mattia (1613 - 1699), Painter

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Malta.

Born 24 February 1613, in Taverna (Calabria); died 3 January 1699, in Valetta.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects. Church decoration.

Mattia Preti came to Rome some time around 1630 to join his brother who was also a painter. Little is known about his life, and the works that are known by him date from much later. It is

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