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Title: L-Oratorju ta' San Gwann "tabilħaqq muzew fic-ċokon"
Authors: Bonnici, Arthur
Keywords: St John’s Co-Cathedral (Valletta, Malta). Oratory
Painting -- Malta -- 17th century
Knights of Malta -- Malta -- History -- 17th century
Order of St John -- Malta -- History -- 17th century
Malta -- History -- Knights of Malta, 1530-1798
Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da, 573-1610. Beheading of St. John the Baptist -- Criticism and interpretation
Preti, Mattia, 1613-1699 -- Criticism and interpretation
Christian art and symbolism -- Malta -- Valletta
St John's Co-Cathedral Museum (Valletta, Malta)
Issue Date: 1975-10-18
Publisher: Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Malta
Citation: Bonnici, A. (1975, October 18). L-Oratorju ta' San Gwann "tabilħaqq muzew fic-ċokon". Leħen is-Sewwa, pp. 3,7.
Abstract: Dan l-artiklu jitratta l-oratorju ta' San Gwann il-Belt Valletta. Maghqudin mal-Knisja Kon-Katedrali ta' San Gwann hemm zewg muzewijiet : muzew kbir ta' hafna swali li nfetah fl-1965 u jissejjah "il-Muzew ta' San Gwann" u muzew iehor zghir, ta' sala wahda, li ssawar bil-mod il-mod matul is-seklu XVII. Sir Hannibal Scicluna kien sejjahlu muzew fic-cokon (a museum in miniature). F'dan l-oratorju wiehed jista jara opri artistici ta' pittura u skultura u mozajci sbieh talartisti l-aktar maghrufin ta' dak is-seklu. Fost l-arti li l-awtur isemmi hawnhekk, nsibu l pittura tas-saqaf ta' Mattia Preti, b’xeni mill-hajja ta’ Kristu fi 3 kwadri u l-kwadru famuż u kapolavur li turi x-xena tal-qtugħ ir-ras ta’ San Ġwann ta' Michelangelo Merisi minn Caravaggio, mnejn ha l-isem ta' "Caravaggio'',
Description: From the private collection of Mr Salvino
URI: https://www.um.edu.mt/library/oar/handle/123456789/49019
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