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The Metropolitan Museum Journal, v. 24 (1989)

"European Armor from the Imperial Ottoman Arsenal"

Pyhrr, Stuart W.
32 pages
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Stuart Pyhrr

Stuart W. Pyhrr began his career at The Met in 1971 while pursuing his graduate studies at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts. He became assistant curator in 1977, associate curator in 1982, and curator and department head in 1988. From 1988 to 1991, he supervised the redesign of the department’s galleries. Stuart has organized numerous special exhibitions and is the author of nearly one hundred scholarly articles. Approximately four hundred notable examples of the armorer’s art were added to The Met collection during his tenure as department head from 1988 to 2013.

Sallet of Emperor Maximilian I (1459–1519), Lorenz Helmschmid  German, Steel, copper alloy, gold, German, Augsburg
Lorenz Helmschmid
ca. 1490–95
Sallet, Steel, copper alloy, German
ca. 1500–1510
Sallet, Steel, copper alloy, leather, German
ca. 1500–1510
Jousting Sallet (<i>Rennhut</i>) Made for Louis II (1506–1526), King of Hungary and Bohemia, Kolman Helmschmid  German, Steel, copper alloy, gold, German, Augsburg
Kolman Helmschmid
ca. 1525
Multiple artists/makers
Printed 1883–84
Portrait of Emperor Charles V, Daniel Hopfer  German, Etching; first state of two
Daniel Hopfer
Giovanni Maria Pomedelli
ca. 1519