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Caravaggio. Portrait of Alof de Wignacourt. c.1607-1608. Oil on canvas. The Louvre, Paris, France. More. Order a Poster or Print

Caravaggio. Portrait of Alof de Wignacourt.

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.

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