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Caravaggio - Portrait of Alof de Wignacourt.

c.1607-1608. Oil on canvas. The Louvre, Paris, France. More.

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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