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Close-Helmet of Vicenzo I Gonzaga (1562–1612), Duke of Mantua

Date:
ca. 1587
Geography:
Milan
Culture:
Italian, Milan
Medium:
Steel, gold, silver
Dimensions:
Helmet (a); H. 13 in. (33 cm); W. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm); D. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm); Wt. 5 lb. 2.4 oz. (2336 g); brim (b); H. 3 in. (7.6 cm); W. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm); D. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm); Wt. 12.7 oz. (360 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.607a, b
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "European Helmets 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection," January 25, 2000–May 13, 2002.

Collection, sale catalogue, April 26, 1869. Paris: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 26, 1869. lot 25, ill.

Objets d'Art, de Curiosité, et d'Ameublement. Paris: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, February 22–March 4, 1875. lot 47.

Old Master Paintings. London: Sotheby's, London, December 11, 1991. lot 144, ill.

Rossi, Francesco, and Chiara Perina. "Mantova, Ottobre 1992, Palazzo Ducale, Salcheria dello Studiolo di Isabella d'Este." In Un Ritratto in Arme di Vincenzo I Gonzaga. Mantua, October 1992. pp. 1–21, figs, 1–19, ill.

Pyhrr, Stuart W. European Helmets, 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jan 25, 2000 - Dec 30, 2000. pp. 4, 36, no. 58, ill.



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