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Sallet

Armorer:
Attributed to Adrian Treytz the Elder (Austrian, Innsbruck, active ca. 1473–92)
Date:
ca. 1480
Geography:
Innsbruck
Culture:
Austrian, Innsbruck
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
H. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm); W. 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm); D. 14 5/8 in. (37.1 cm); Wt. 6 lb. 2 oz. (2778 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.229
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 373
The maker's mark on this helmet, a horseshoe and a crescent, is attributed to Adrian Treytz the Elder, whose family included at least five armorers who worked for the Habsburg court in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries.
Marking: Marked on the front, on each side of the median ridge near the border: A shield charged with a horseshoe and crescent, attributed to Adrian Treytz the Elder.
Ex. coll.: Constantin Ressman, Florence; Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc de Dino, Paris
Los Angeles. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 15–March 18, 1953, no. 19.

Los Angeles. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor, loan exhibtion from MMA," January 15–March 18, 1953, no. 19.

San Francisco. California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 18–June 7, 1953.

San Francisco. Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor, loan exhibtion from MMA," April 18, 1953–June 7, 1953, no. 19.

Pittsburgh. Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute. "Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," October 1953–April 1954, no. 19.

Pittsburgh. Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute. "Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor, loan exhibtion from MMA," October, 1953–April, 1954, no. 19.

Seattle. Seattle Art Museum. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 11–June 6, 1982.

Denver. Denver Art Museum. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," July 18–October 10, 1982.

San Antonio. The Witte Memorial Museum. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," November 13, 1982–February 5, 1983.

Minneapolis. Minneapolis Institute of Arts. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 24–July 31, 1983.

San Francisco. de Young Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," November 5, 1983–January 28, 1984.

Detroit. Detroit Institute of Arts. "The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 10, 1984–June 2, 1984.

Oklahoma City. Oklahoma Museum of Art. "Songs of Glory: Medieval Art from 900–1500," January 22–April 29, 1985, no. 151.

Cosson, Charles Alexander. Le Cabinet d'Armes de Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc de Dino. Paris: E. Rouveyre, 1901. no. B 10, pl. 7.

Dean, Bashford, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Catalogue of European Arms and Armor. Metropolitan Museum of Art Handbook, Vol. 15. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1905. fig. 50 E.

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, 1953. p. 13, no. 19, ill.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Helmut Nickel, Stuart W. Pyhrr, Leonid Tarassuk, American Federation of Arts, and Joseph P. Ascherl. The Art of Chivalry: European Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: An Exhibition. New York: The Federation, 1982. no. 4.

Mickenberg, David, David Rust, Susan Caldwell, and Peter Barnet. "an exhibition by Oklahoma Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK, Jan 22 - Apr 29, 1985." In Songs of Glory: Medieval Art from 900-1500. Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 1985. no. 151.

Karcheski, Walter J., and Thom Richardson. The Medieval Armour from Rhodes. Leeds: Royal Armouries, 2000. p.22.



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