Lorenzo Gafà stayed in Vittoriosa (today Birgu) all his life, according to tradition he was studying in Rome between 1699 and 1700 . Gafà's work is one of the most important baroque works in Malta.
Attributed works (selection)
- St. Nicholas (in Siġġiewi , 1676–1693)
- Sta. Scholastica (in Birgu , 1679)
- St. Peter Martyr (in Marsaxlokk , 1682)
- St. Paul (in Rabat , 1664–1683)
- St. Peter and St. Paul (in Mdina , 1695–1702)
- St. Mary / Maria Asuncion (Assumption of Mary) (in Victoria , 1697–1711)
- St. Mary / Sta. Marija (in Qrendi , 1685-1712)
- Tal Hlas Church (in Qormi , 1690)
- St. Katharina / St. Catherine (in Żejtun , 1692)
- St. Paul's Shipwreck Church (in Valletta )
- St. Lorenz / St. Lawrence (in Birgu, 1681–1697)
A boys' school was named after the architect near Vittoriosa .
- Homepage of the Lorenzo Gafà Boys Secondary School ( Memento of the original from September 28, 2007 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Maltese baroque architect and brother of the sculptor Melchiorre Gafà|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1630 or 1638|
|DATE OF DEATH||1703 or 1704|