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Part of Arms and Armor
Peter Peck (German, Munich, 1503–1596)
Date: ca. 1540–45Accession Number: 14.25.1425
Johan Adolph Grecke (Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Pierre Le Bourgeois (French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1620Accession Number: 1972.223
J. C. A. Brun (French, Paris, active 1849–72)
Date: dated 1866Accession Number: 1993.415
Nicolas Noël Boutet (French, Versailles and Paris, 1761–1833)
Date: ca. 1800Accession Number: 1970.179.1a–q
Louis Jaley (French, Saint-Étienne 1696–1773)
Date: dated 1735Accession Number: 1987.274
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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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