European Armor from the Imperial Ottoman Arsenal

  title={European Armor from the Imperial Ottoman Arsenal},
  author={Stuart W. Pyhrr},
  journal={Metropolitan Museum Journal},
  pages={85 - 116}
ON NOVEMBER 20, 1919, Dr. Bashford Dean, the Metropolitan Museum's first Curator of Arms and Armor, sailed for Europe on a six-month journey that would take him to England, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Germany, Czechoslovakia, Austria, Italy, Turkey, Greece, and Spain. The principal purpose of Dean's trip, his first curatorial travel abroad since the outbreak of World War I, seems to have been the purchase of objects both for the Metropolitan Museum and for his own important private collection… Expand
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Plattner Maximilians I. in Augsburg und Wien
  • Jahrbuch der Kunsthistorischen Sammlungen in Wien
  • 1956
Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, exh. cat., California Palace of the Legion of Honor
  • 1953
The fundamental study of Kolman Helmschmid and his armors is that of Gamber
  • Proceedings of the British Academy
  • 1940
127, respectively; album, pls. 25, 63 (see note 69). Both pieces disappeared in World War II and are now in Moscow
  • Catalogue des collections composant le Musee d'Artillerie
A 54; see Valencia de Don Juan, Catdlogo hist6rico-descriptivo de la Real Armeria
    Gamber , " Kolman Helmschmid , " p . 9 . 66 . Ibid . , p . 18 . 67 . For Lorenz Helmschmid , see Gamber , " Der Turnierhar - nisch , " pp . 33 - 70 ; for Jorg Helmschmid , see B . Thomas , "
    • The fundamental study of Kolman Helmschmid and his armors is that of Gamber , " Kolman Helmschmid
    In an incomplete MS. inventory of Dean's collection, now in the Kienbusch Library of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      Kolman Helmschmid
        Other armors made by Lorenz Helmschmid at the end of his life that came very close to the style of his son's include the armor of the Count Palatine Ottheinrich (1502-59), dated 1516
        • the Waffensammlung, inv. no. A 239 (Thomas and Gamber, Katalog der Leibriistkammer
        The adoption of the rounded visor by the Helmschmid workshop is discussed by 0 . Gamber , " Kolman Helmschmid , Ferdinand I . und das Thun ' sche Skizzenbuch