Mattia Preti, 1613-1699, was an Italian Baroque artist. The painter was fortunate to enjoy a long career and have a considerable artistic output. In Malta ，one can find many paintings of Mattia Preti in private collections and in parish churches. His increased reputation led to an expanded circle of patrons, and he received commissions from all over Europe. Mattia Preti oil paintings, as the representative of the exuberant late Baroque style, were held by many great museums, including important collections in Naples, Valletta, and in his hometown of Taverna. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.