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The Metropolitan Museum Journal, v. 42 (2007)
THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART JOURNAL | VOLUME 42

"A Rare Armor for the Gioco del Ponte"

Karcheski, Walter J., Jr., and Donald J. La Rocca
2007
14 pages
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Walter Karcheski

Donald La Rocca

Donald J. La Rocca joined the department in 1988, following six years at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. He has curated the international loan exhibition Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet (2006), as well as several in-house exhibitions, including The Gods of War: Sacred Imagery and the Decoration of Arms and Armor (1996), The Academy of the Sword: Illustrated Fencing Books 1500­–1800 (1998), Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department (2012), and Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions 2003–2014 (2014). He is the author of more than thirty-five print essays on arms and armor.

Shield (Targone), Wood, paint, Italian, Pisa
Italian, Pisa
dated 1807