Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Breastplate

Date:
ca. 1555–60
Geography:
Landshut
Culture:
German, Landshut
Medium:
Steel, leather
Dimensions:
H. 18 3/8 in. (46.7 cm); W. 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm); D. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm); Wt. 6 lb. 6 oz. (2892 g)
Classification:
Armor Parts-Breastplates
Credit Line:
Gift of Alan Rutherfurd Stuyvesant, 1953
Accession Number:
53.216.1
Not on view
Inscription: (at upper right of median band) stamp of Wolf of Landshut (opposite) guild mark
Hagerstown, Md. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. "Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 27–March 31, 1955, no. 15.

Newark. Newark Museum Association. "Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 15–September 15, 1955, no. 15.

Dean, Bashford. The Collection of Arms and Armor of Rutherford Stuyvesant, 1843–1909. New York: privately printed, 1914. p. 40 - 41, no. 40, pl. XIX, fig. 40.

Spitzlberger, Georg. Landshuter Plattnerkunst, Ein Überblick mit Katalog der Ausstellung, vom 14. Juni bis 20. Juli 1975, täglich 9–17 Uhr, im Deutschen Saal der Stadtresidenz. Landshut: K. Möginger, 1975. p. 83, pl. 46.



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