PRETI, Mattia
(b. 1613, Taverna Calabria, d. 1699, La Valletta)

The Release of St Peter from Prison

c. 1665
Oil on canvas, 181 x 301 cm
Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna

This large canvas is a late work by Mattia Preti, from the period when he was active in Malta in the order of the Knights of Malta. It was certainly intended for a church.