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Part of Arms and Armor
Attributed to Girolamo da Treviso (Italian, Treviso ca. 1498–1544 Boulogne-sur-Mer)
Date: ca. 1535Accession Number: 42.50.16
Date: ca. 1550Accession Number: 04.3.217; 22.140
Filippo Negroli (Italian, Milan ca. 1510–1579)
Date: dated 1543Accession Number: 17.190.1720
Part of the decoration design by Jean Cousin the Elder (French, Souci (?) ca. 1490–ca. 1560 Paris (?))
Date: ca. 1555Accession Number: 39.121a–n
Kolman Helmschmid (German, Augsburg 1471–1532)
Date: ca. 1525Accession Number: 24.179; 26.188.1, .2; 29.158.363a, b
Date: ca. 1555Accession Number: 34.85
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The Ronald S. Lauder Gallery focuses on lavishly decorated ceremonial armor, shields, and weapons of the sixteenth century from Germany, Italy, and France.
These works exemplify artistic styles from the high Renaissance through Mannerism in exuberant etching, embossing, and gold and silver ornament. Highlights include a superbly sculptural helmet in the antique style by Filippo Negroli and an ornate armor made for Henry II, King of France, that embodies the king both as a warrior and a patron of the arts.
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