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Shield Depicting Saint George Slaying the Dragon

Date:
ca. 1560–70
Geography:
Milan
Culture:
Italian, Milan
Medium:
Steel, gold, silver
Dimensions:
Diam. 23 1/4 in. (59.1 cm); D. at center 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm); Wt. 8 lb. 6 oz. (3810 g)
Classification:
Shields
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1884
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 374
Ex. coll.: Rusca, Florence.
Geneva. Musée Rath, Musées d'Art et d'Histoire de Genève. "Parures Triomphales. Le maniérisme dans l'art de l'armure italienne," March 19–July 20, 2003.

Sambon, Giulio. Objets d'Art et de Curiosité. Florence: Giulio Sambon, April 10–21, 1883. no. 24.

Thoumas, Charles-Antoine. Exposition Rétrospective Militaire Du Ministère De La Guerre En 1889. Vol. I. Paris: H. Launette et Cie., G. Boudet successeur, 1890. pp. 34–35, pl. opp. p. 34.

Godoy, José-A., and Silvio Leydi. Parures Triomphales: Le Maniérisme Dans L'art De L'armure Italienne. Milan: 5 Continents, March 20–July 20, 2003. cat. no. 55, pp. 218–219, 460–61.



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