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30 Oct

Mystic marriage of St Catherine, Mattia Preti, Langue of Italy, St. John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta, Malta

Mystic marriage of St Catherine Mattia Preti langue of Italy Valletta

The chapel of the langue of Italy
is dedicated to St Catherine of Alexandria,
the patron saint of the Italian Knights.

The alter piece is a large oil painting by Mattia Preti
depicting the ‘Mystic marriage of St Catherine’.
It measures 4 metres high by 2.40 metres wide
and is surrounded by a marble frame bearing two gilt wooden angels.

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