MORONI, Giovanni Battista
(b. 1525, Albino, d. 1578, Bergamo)
The Black Knightc. 1567
Oil on canvas, 190 x 102 cm
Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan
The identity of this mysterious person with enigmatic smile is not known. The painting is signed in lower right: "Jo(hannes) Baptista / Moronus p(inxit)".