Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Three-Quarter Armor

Date:
ca. 1545 and later; helmet, ca. 1550
Geography:
Venice
Culture:
Italian, Venice; helmet, probably French
Medium:
Steel, leather
Dimensions:
Wt. 39 lb 10 oz. (17.97 kg); Wt. of helmet 8 lb. 12 oz. (3968.9 g)
Classification:
Armor for Man-3/4 Armor
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.693a–n
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Paris. Palais des Armées de Terre et de Mer. "Exposition Universelle Internationale de 1900," April 14–November 12, 1900.

Louisville. J. B. Speed Art Museum. "European Arms and Armor, loan exhibition from MMA and others," November 15, 1952–December 28, 1952, no. 26.

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