Sale of paintings by Mattia Preti

Mattia Preti was an Italian painter born in Taverna, in the region of Calabria, Italy, in 1613. He died in Valletta, Malta, in 1699. He arrived in Rome in 1630 to join his brother. He was active in the northern Caravaggio movement, inspired by the neo-Venetian style. In the 1630s, Preti painted works such as the Triumph of Silenus and the Story of Moses. In Rome and on numerous trips to the peninsula in the 1640s, he perfected his technique with artists such as Testa, de Mola and Poussin. He then moved to Naples, where he was inspi... Voir plus >

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