Italy:New Stamp on Mattia Preti

\"italyItalian Post has issued this stamp to commemorate 4th birth centenary ofMattia Preti on 23rd February 2013 under Italian Artistic and Cultural Heritage, series. Stamp shows a detail of the work “Saint John the Baptist preaching, with a self-portrait of the artist”, painted around 1672 by Mattia Preti and held in the Monumental Church of San Domenico in Taverna Catanzaro. The words “LA PREDICA DI SAN GIOVANNI BATTISTA CON L’AUTORITRATTO PART.” Saint John the Baptist preaching, with a self-portrait of the artist detail, “MATTIA PRETI 1613 – 1699”, “ITALIA”, and the denomination “€ 0,70” complete the stamp.Denomination € 0.70

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