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Armor

Armorer:
Helmet attributed to Kolman Helmschmid (German, Augsburg 1471–1532)
Date:
ca. 1515 and later
Geography:
Augsburg and Landshut
Culture:
German, Augsburg and Landshut
Medium:
Steel, gold, leather
Dimensions:
Helmet (04.3.286a); H. 12 in. (30.5 cm); W. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm); D. 13 in. (33 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 12 oz. (2146 g)
Classification:
Armor for Man
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.286
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 374
Marking: Stamped on the breastplate: the city mark of Landshut.
Paris. Musée de l'Armée. "Exposition Universelle Internationale de 1889: Exposition Rétrospective du Travail et des Sciences Anthropologiques," 1889, no. 637 (as "Armure de guerre. – Travail allemand, XVIe siècle. lent by Spitzer).

Los Angeles. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 15–March 18, 1953.

San Francisco. California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 18–June 7, 1953.

Pittsburgh. Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute. "Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," October 1953–April 1954.

Bonnaffé, Edmond. Le Musée Spitzer. Paris: Imprimerie de l'art, 1890. p. 30.

Blackmore, Howard. Arms and Armour. Dutton Vista Pictureback. London: Studio Vista, 1965. p. 63, fig. 65.

Nickel, Helmut. Ullstein-Waffenbuch: Eine Kulturhistorische Waffenkunde Mit Markenverzeichnis. Berlin: Ullstein, 1974. p. 129, ill.



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