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Close-Helmet

Armorer:
Attributed to Kunz Lochner (German, Nuremberg, 1510–1567)
Date:
1550
Geography:
Nuremberg
Culture:
German, Nuremberg
Medium:
Steel, leather
Dimensions:
H. 12 3/4 (32.4 cm); W. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm); D. 13 in. (33 cm); Wt. 6 lb. 9 oz. (2975 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Theodore Offerman, in memory of her husband, 1939
Accession Number:
39.38
Not on view
Theodore Offerman, New York (until d. 1937); by descent to his widow, Margaret K. Offerman, New York (1937–39; her gift to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Gothic and Renaissance Art in Nuremberg: 1300–1550," April 8–June 22, 1986, no. 277.

Nuremberg. Germanisches Nationalmuseum. "Kunst der Gotik und Renaissance in Nürnberg," July 24–September 28, 1986, no. 277.

de Cosson, Charles A. Ancient Helmets and Examples of Mail: A Catalogue of the Objects Exhibited in the Rooms of the Royal Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, June 3rd–16th 1880. London: The Institute, 1881. Cat. no. 53, fig. 50 (plate IV).

Grancsay, Stephen V. Loan Exhibition of European Arms and Armor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, August 3 to September 27, 1931. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Aug 3 - Sept 27, 1931. Cat. no. 80, ill.

Grancsay, Stephen V. "A helmet by Kunz Lochner." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, v. 34 no. 5, Bulletin of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 34, no. 5 (May 1939). p. 114-16, ill.

Grancsay, Stephen V. Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, January 15–March 18, 1953. cat. no. 27.

Thomas, Bruno. "Kaiser Ferdinand I Harnisch von Kunz Lochner." Jahrbuch der Kunsthistorischen Sammlungen in Wien, vol.50 50 (1953). pp. 131–136, ill.

Smith, Jeffrey Chipps, and Guy Fitch Lytle. "Ex. cat., Austin: Sept.2-Oct.16, 1983; Lawrence: Nov. 7-Dec. 31, 1983; Santa Barbara: Feb. 15-March 18, 1984." In Nuremberg, a Renaissance City, 1500-1618.. Austin: Blanton Museum of Art, 1983–1984.

Gamber, Ortwin, and Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. "Der Plattner Kunz Lochner : Harnische als Zeugnisse Habsburgischer Politk." Jahrbuch der Kunsthistorischen Sammlungen in Wien, vol. 80 80 (1986). pp. 35–60, ill.

Angerer, Martin, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nürnberg, 1300–1550: Kunst der Gotik und Renaissance. 1st ed. ed. Munich: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1986. p. 467, no. 277.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Gothic and Renaissance Art in Nuremberg, 1300–1550. 1st ed. ed. New york: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 1986. p. 467, no. 277.

Karcheski, Walter J., Katherine S. Howe, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Smithsonian Institution, and IBM Gallery of Science and Art. Imperial Austria : treasures of art, arms & armor from the state of Styria. Munich, New York, 1992. p. 72, fig. 73, and p. 122, checklist no. 207.



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