Diego Pignatelli d'Aragona (1687–1750) and an Enslaved African Servant

Oil on canvas | 59.1 x 46.4cm | c. 1731

Francesco Solimena

This oil sketch would have been shown to the sitter, Diego Pignatelli, Duke of Terranova, for approval before work was begun on the finished portrait, which is life-size. The duke wears the robes and collar of the order of the Golden Fleece, conferre...
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