Portrait of a Knight of Malta, Probably Fra Jacopo Salviati

Oil on canvas | 88.9 x 66.7cm | 1566

Attributed to Mirabello Cavalori

As the cross on his garment indicates, this portrait depicts a Knight of Malta, a member of an ancient and prestigious Catholic military order. The sitter is almost certainly the Florentine Fra Jacopo Salviati (b. 1537), who was the nephew and heir t...
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