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Title: Massimo Gauci : pittur u litografu ewlieni
Authors: Flask, Joseph
Keywords: Gauci, Massimo, 1776-1854 -- Biography
Busuttil, Michele, 1762-1831
Rohan de Polduc, Emmanuel de, 1725-1797
Lithographers -- Great Britain -- 19th century
Painters -- Malta -- 18th century
Miniature painters -- Great Britain -- 19th century
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Cospicua : Kumitat Festa Esterna ta' Marija Immakulata
Citation: Flask, J. (2003). Massimo Gauci : pittur u litografu ewlieni. Programm tal-festa ta' Marija Immakulata fil-belt ta Bormla Festa 2003, 145-153
Abstract: In this article, the authors talks about a prominent Maltese artist hailing from Cospicua. Massimo (Maxim) Gauci was born in Bormla in 1776 to working class parents, who always encouraged his love for the arts. Gauci was sent to study art under Michele Busuttil in the newly founded University of Malta. Gauci continued his studies in Rome. Not much is known after his studies in Rome where completed however, it is discovered that after Rome he traveled to Paris, France. Here he gained success for his miniature paintings. After his spell in France, Gauci travelled to London where, apart for his miniatures he was well known for his lithographs. He died in London in November 1858.
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