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Part of Arms and Armor
J. C. A. Brun (French, Paris, active 1849–72)
Date: dated 1866Accession Number: 1993.415
Peter Peck (German, Munich, 1503–1596)
Date: ca. 1540–45Accession Number: 14.25.1425
Pierre Le Bourgeois (French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1620Accession Number: 1972.223
Johan Adolph Grecke (Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Nicolas Noël Boutet (French, Versailles and Paris, 1761–1833)
Date: ca. 1800Accession Number: 1970.179.1a–q
Louis Perrin (French, Paris, active 1823–65)
Date: dated 1854Accession Number: 1991.5
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The Russell B. Aitken Gallery of firearms is devoted to hunting and sporting weapons as intricate and evocative works of art, featuring richly decorated European firearms, crossbows, and accessories from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century.
Examples highlight the art of the gun maker from the Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, and Neoclassical periods, including weapons that belonged to Emperor Charles V and King Louis XIII of France.
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