Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Half-Armor (Composed)

dated 1562
Steel, leather, copper alloy
Helmet (04.3.267a); H. 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm); W. 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm); D. 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm); Wt. 11 lb. 3.1 oz. (5077.4 g); Wt. overall 44 lbs. (19.96 kg)
Armor for Man-1/2 Armor
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 371
Ex coll.: Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc de Dino, Paris
Allentown. Allentown Art Museum. "Arms and Armor: A Loan Exhibition from the Collection of Stephen V. Grancsay," March 15, 1964–June 14, 1964, no. 4 Half-armor without gauntlets.

New York. Dick Cavett Show. "Dick Cavett Show," September 17, 1971.

Valencia de Don Juan, Conde de, El conde Valencia de Don Juan, Juan Bautista Crooke y Navarrot Conde de Valencia de Don Juan, and Real Armería. Catálogo Histórico-Descriptivo de la Real Armería de Madrid. Madrid: Fototipias de Hauser y Menet, 1898. pp. 76-77, nos. A.231-A.238.

Cosson, Charles Alexander. Le Cabinet d'Armes De Maurice De Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc De Dino. Paris: E. Rouveyre, 1901. p. 19, no. A.10.

Lhotsky, Alphons. Die Geschichte der Sammlungen. 2Festschrift des Kunsthistorischen Museums zur Feier des funfzigjahrigen Bestandes, Vol. 2, nos. 1 and 2. Vienna: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, 1941–1945. pt. II, p. 151.

Kienbusch, Carl Otto von. The Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Collection of Armor and Arms. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Library, 1963. pp. 106, 111, 143; nos. 178, 193, 292.

Allentown Art Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and John Woodman Higgins Armory. Arms and Armor: A Loan Exhibition from the Collection of Stephen V. Grancsay: with Important Contributions by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts: March 15-June 14, 1964. Allentown, Pa: Allentown Art Museum, 1964. p. 16 &18, no. 4, ill. fig. 4 on p. 22.

Spitzlberger, Georg. Landshuter Plattnerkunst, Ein überblick mit Katalog der Ausstellung, vom 14. Juni bis 20. Juli 1975, täglich 9–17 Uhr, im Deutschen Saal der Stadtresidenz. Landshut: K. Möginger, June 14–July 20, 1975. no. 43, ill. fig. 31.

Costume Institute. Extreme Beauty: The Body Transformed: [miscellaneous ephemeral material] Dec. 6, 2001-Mar. 17, 2002. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2001–2002.

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