Treasures Of Malta No. 57 Summer 2013 Vol. XIX Issue 3

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Treasures of Malta is a magazine of art and culture that is issued three times a year and deals with heritage ‘in the widest sense of the word’. The magazine features a variety of articles that encompass all aspects of the visual arts, antiquities, history, auctions, exhibitions, cultural events and much more

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CONTENTS: The picturesque grounds of Ville Frere, Pieta: Malta’s once-iconic answer to the English landscape garden; Treasures from the National Library; Toni Pace (1930-1989): A forgotten pioneer of Maltese modern sculpture; La Madonna del Buon Viaggio and the Fort St Elmo lighthouse: Two iconographic images in a painting at Bormla Parish Church; The screen print Point of Contact no.17 – ‘What is the object out there?’ (1973-74) by Victor Pasmore; An enigmatic portrait of Leonora Cybo at Palazzo Falson; Mattia Preti’s The Allegory of the Triumph of the Order; My Favourite Object – Joseph Zammit Tabona; The National War Museum at Lower Fort St Elmo; Philatelic – Giovanni Bonello; A failed enterprise in Gozo: The Clockmaker’s Saltworks. Inclusion – Filippo Benucci – The South East View of La Valletta from the Capuchins’ Convent of Santa Liberata (this charming view of the valley was dedicated by the artist to Sir Thomas Maitland, Governor of the Maltese Islands). With acknowledgement to, and published by, Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti

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