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Shield

Date:
ca. 1580 with later restorations
Geography:
probably Brescia
Culture:
Italian, probably Brescia
Medium:
Steel, iron
Dimensions:
Diam. 22 3/4 in. (57.79 cm); Wt. 10 lb. 1 oz. (4564.27 g)
Classification:
Shields
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.772
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
MacAgy, Jermayne. The lively arts of the Renaissance : January 15-February 21, 1960. Houston, January 15–February 21, 1960. cat. no. 74 (described and illustrated).

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The Lively Arts of the Renaissance. Houston, Tex.: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1960. cat. no. 74 (described and illustrated).

Allentown Art Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and John Woodman Higgins Armory. Arms and Armor: A Loan Exhibition from the Collection of Stephen V. Grancsay: with Important Contributions by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts: March 15-June 14, 1964. Allentown, Pa: Allentown Art Museum, 1964. cat. no. 11 (described by S.V. Grancsay), ill.



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