Artist Lorenz Helmschmied, German, 1467 - 1515
Title
  • Gorget
  • Armor in the Gothic Style
Date 20th century
Medium Steel, copper alloy, leather
Dimensions Installed: 71 × 28 1/2 × 26 1/4 inches (180.3 × 72.4 × 66.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Accession Number 53.193.3
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Princes Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Schloss Sigmaringen, Baden-Württemberg;
Arnold Seligmann, Rey & Co., Inc. (dealer), New York (1929);
William Randolph Hearst, Los Angeles (by 1930);
William Randolph Hearst Foundation (by 1951);
Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation
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