The Palaces of the Grand Masters in Malta (Paperback)Thomas Freller
Paperback Published: 01/06/2012
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THE PALACES OF THE GRAND MASTERS IN MALTA gives an overview of the history of the three main palaces of the grand masters of the Order of St John in Malta: the Magistral Palace in Valletta, Verdala Palace and Buskett Gardens in the vicinity of Rabat, and San Anton Palace and Gardens at Attard. It serves as an introduction to some of the most prestigious architectural and artistic gems of the island. The history and development of the palaces of the grand masters reflect the history of art and architecture in Malta, from mannerism to baroque to early modern. Their genesis and development was connected with some of the greatest names of architects and artists who worked on the island.
Publisher: Midsea Books Ltd,Malta