Caravaggio. Portrait of Alof de Wignacourt. c.1607-1608. Oil on canvas. The Louvre, Paris, France. More.
Alof de Wignacourt, Grand Master of the Knights of St. John of Malta, he was head of a military order and a sovereign state; he commissioned this portrait. As a reward for this painting Wignacourt gave the painter an honorary knighthood.