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Wallace Collection Catalogues: European Arms And Armour (Part III - Supplement To Parts I & II And Indices To Parts I; II & III James G Mann

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The Wallace Collection is a national museum which displays the wonderful works of art collected in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by the first four Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace; the son of the 4th Marquess. It was bequeathed to the British nation by Sir Richard's widow; Lady Wallace; in 1897. Volume I is the Armour edition - 240 ages of description and 104 photographs. Volume II is the ARMS edition - 400+ pages of descriptions and 100 + photos of edged weapons; hand and shoulder arms (guns). The third book is supplemental; filled with additional information and photos. Text with historical notes; photos and illustrations of European arms and armour. This is a set of three books that can be checked out individually or as a set.

Armor - History; Armorers - History

Publisher William Clowes and Sons Ltd. 1945.

 
The Armourer And His Craft: From The Xith To The Xvith Century Charles ffoulkes; Charles J. Ffoulkes; Ffoulkes

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Standard reference offers comprehensive; detailed record of 500 years of European armor — manufacture; materials; tools; cost; weight; and more. Over 100 illustrations. Bibliography.

Reprint. Originally published: London : Methuen; 1912.

Armor - History; Armorers; Armorers - History

Publisher Dover Publications. 1988. 256 pages

 
Heroic Armor Of The Italian Renaissance: Filippo Negroli And His Contemporaries Stuart W. And jose-A. Godoy Pyhrr; Stuart W. Pyhrr; Jose A. Godoy; Filippo Negroli; Jose-A Godoy; Silvio Leydi; N. Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York; Godoy; Jose´-A

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The second quarter of the sixteenth century witnessed the emergence of a new fashion of armor design based on the forms and ornament found in classical art. Embossed in high relief; richly gilt; and damascened in gold and silver; these lavish parade armors all'antica were worn by Renaissance kings and captains who wished to project an aura of power and virtue by arraying themselves like the heroes of ancient Roman history and mythology. The re-creation of classically inspired armor is invariably associated with Filippo Negroli; the most innovative and celebrated of the renowned armorers of Milan. The core of the book is a thorough reexamination of all the armors signed by Filippo Negroli. Additional works are attributed to him; and lost works are identified. The authors confirm the attribution of two magnificently damascened armors to Francesco Negroli; and they present Giovan Paolo Negroli's single signed work along with pieces they consider to be his. Each armor is described; illustrated; and placed in the context of the maker's oeuvre; its history of ownership is discussed; and its treatment in the critical literature is assessed.

Catalog of an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; New York; N.Y.; Oct. 8; 1998-Jan. 17; 1999.

Armor - Exhibitions; Armor; Renaissance - Exhibitions; Armorers - History

Publisher Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1998. 357 pages