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File:Bild-Ottavio Leoni, Caravaggio.jpg


English: A portrait of the Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Français : Portrait du Caravage par Ottavio Leoni
Date circa 1621
English: Biblioteca Marucelliana, Florence.
Français : Biblioteca Marucelliana, Florence.


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43° 46′ 38.00″ N, 11° 15′ 30.98″ E

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