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Close-Helmet

Armorer:
Attributed to Kunz Lochner (German, Nuremberg, 1510–1567)
Date:
1550
Geography:
Nuremberg
Culture:
German, Nuremberg
Medium:
Steel, leather
Dimensions:
H. 12 3/4 (32.4 cm); W. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm); D. 13 in. (33 cm); Wt. 6 lb. 9 oz. (2975 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Theodore Offerman, in memory of her husband, 1939
Accession Number:
39.38
Not on view
Theodore Offerman, New York (until d. 1937); by descent to his widow, Margaret K. Offerman, New York (1937–39; her gift to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Gothic and Renaissance Art in Nuremberg: 1300–1550," April 8–June 22, 1986, no. 277.

Nuremberg. Germanisches Nationalmuseum. "Kunst der Gotik und Renaissance in Nürnberg," July 24–September 28, 1986, no. 277.

Ancient Helmets and Examples of Mail: A Catalogue of the Objects Exhibited in the Rooms of the Royal Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, June 3rd–16th 1880. London: The Institute, 1881. Cat. no. 53, fig. 50 (plate IV).

Grancsay, Stephen V. Loan Exhibition of European Arms and Armor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, August 3 to September 27, 1931. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1931. p. 26, no. 80, ill.

Grancsay, Stephen V. "A Helmet by Kunz Lochner." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 34, no. 5 (May 1939). p. 114–116, ill.

Grancsay, Stephen V. Loan Exhibition of Mediaeval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1953. pp. 14–15, no. 27.

Thomas, Bruno. "Kaiser Ferdinand I Harnisch von Kunz Lochner." Jahrbuch der Kunsthistorischen Sammlungen in Wien, vol.50 50 (1953). pp. 131–136, ill.

Smith, Jeffrey Chipps, and Guy Fitch Lytle. Nuremberg, a Renaissance city, 1500-1618. Austin: Blanton Museum of Art, 1983–1984. cat. no. 161.

Gamber, Ortwin, and Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. "Der Plattner Kunz Lochner : Harnische als Zeugnisse Habsburgischer Politk." Jahrbuch der Kunsthistorischen Sammlungen in Wien, vol. 80 80 (1986). pp. 35–60, ill.

Angerer, Martin, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nürnberg, 1300–1550: Kunst der Gotik und Renaissance. 1st ed. ed. Munich: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1986. p. 467, no. 277.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Gothic and Renaissance Art in Nuremberg, 1300–1550. 1st ed. ed. New york: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 1986. p. 467, no. 277.

Krenn, Peter, and Walter J. Karcheski. Imperial Austria: Treasures of Art, Arms & Armor from the State of Styria. Houston: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1992. p. 72, fig. 73, and p. 122, checklist no. 207.



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