Late 16th Century
Consisting of a burgonet with hinged umbril and cheekpieces, gorget with espaliers, rere and vam braces, fingered gauntlets. The decoration on the border takes the form of a scroll pattern repousse en relief; the sinister and dexter of the tapul breast-plate is decorated with an etched representation of the crucifixion and a kneeling knight. From the Beardmore Collection
Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from Duveen Bros., Inc., London, January 23, 1922.
Long Island University For information on reproductions for academic publishing or commercial use, contact Digital Initiatives Photo Services, 516-299-3504 or email Post-Digislide@liu.edu.
Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 624, art #7, Album 6, p. 19