The 400th anniversary of Caravaggio's arrival in Malta is being commemorated by the Philatelic Bureau of Maltapost plc with a stamp issue on Friday 20th July. The set of stamps, which has been designed in-house, consists of two stamps and a miniature sheet.
The stamps have been offset printed by Printex Limited of Qormi on Maltese Crosses watermarked paper. The stamps show details of Caravaggio's two masterpieces executed during his stay in the Maltese Islands. The stamps are available in sheets of ten.