Artist Austrian
Artist German
Title
  • Helmet
  • Maximilian Armor
Date ca. 1500-20
Medium Steel
Dimensions Overall: 11 1/4 × 9 1/8 × 12 5/8 inches, 4.3 pounds (28.6 × 23.2 × 32.1 cm, 2 kg)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene H. Welker
Accession Number 56.124.1
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Marks stamped, on point of chin [a lobed crown surmounted by a cross]
Until 1951, William Randolph Hearst, Saint Donat's Castle (Llantwitt Major, Wales).
From 1951, the National Magazine Company, Ltd. (London, England)
1956, purchased by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA).
Thomas, Burno, and Ortwin Gamber, DIE INNSBRUCKER PLATTNERKUNST, Innsbruck, 1954, pp. 72-73

Bulletin of the DIA, vol. 36, no. 3, 1956-57, p. 69 (ill)