Collection of Armour by Unknown Artist

56 pieces of arms and armour including the jousting armour of the Emperor Maximillian circa 1500, from the Imperial Armoury at Vienna and 7 other complete sets of armour and half armours, numerous helmets, swords, and firearms.

Details

Medium:
Metal
Art Fund grant:
£7,500 ( Total: £30,000)
Acquired in:
1952
Vendor:
W R Hearst

Provenance

The Hearst collection at St Donat's Castle near Cardiff.

Venue details

Royal Armouries Museum Armouries Drive, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS10 1LT 0113 220 1999 www.royalarmouries.org

Entry details

Free to all

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

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