Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Breastplate

Date:
ca. 1515
Culture:
German
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
H. 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm); W. 14 in. (35.6 cm); Wt. 8 lb. 11 oz. (3941 g)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Breastplates
Credit Line:
Gift of Christian A. Zabriskie, 1937
Accession Number:
37.189.12
Not on view
Inscription: Breastpplate bears two marks: (1) mark of city of Landshut ("Landshuetl"); and (2) maker's initials SH wthin a shield, probably mark of Hans Schmid.
Ex coll.: Samuel J. Whawell, London; Theodore Offerman, New York
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. p. 56, pl. 20.



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