Grand Master Manoel Pinto de Fonseca

Pierre Bernard1740

Grandmaster's Palace, Malta

Grandmaster's Palace, Malta
Valletta, Malta

Grand Master Pinto from the Langue of Portugal was the longest serving Grand Master (32 years). He is depicted in full lenght wearing a suit of armour with the white eight pointed Maltese Cross on his chest.The work was probably executed shortly after Pinto’s election to the Grandmastership on 18th January 1741.


  • Title: Grand Master Manoel Pinto de Fonseca
  • Creator: Pierre Bernard
  • Date Created: 1740

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