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Maximilian's equestrian armor portraying feats of strength by Hercules and Samson, also presents him as the successor to heroes of antiquity.  Attributed to Kolman Helmschmid, German, 1470–1532, Equestrian Armor of Maximilian I, Augsburg, c. 1517–1518, openwork, embossed, etched, and gilt steel; fabric and leather, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería, Madrid

Maximilian's Equestrian Armor -- Attributed to Kolman Helmschmid, German,

Shaffron Armorer: Attributed to Romain des Ursins (Italian, Milan, recorded in Lyon 1493–95) Date: ca. 1480–95; ear guards, eye guards, and plume holder, 19th century restorations Culture: Franco-Italian Medium: Steel Dimensions: L. 24 7/8 (63.2 cm); W. 13 in. (33 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 4 oz. (1918 g)

Shaffron Attributed to Romain des Ursins (Italian, Milan, recorded in Lyon…

Shaffron and Crinet (Horse's Head and Neck Defenses) Armorer: Attributed to Romain des Ursins (Italian, Milan, recorded in Lyon 1493–95) Date: ca. 1480–95, with 19th century restorations Culture: Franco-Italian Medium: Steel Dimensions: Shaffron: L. 24 7/8 in. (63.2 cm); W 13 in. (33 cm); Wt., 4 lb. 4 oz. (1,918 g); Crinet: L. 33 7/8 in. (85.9 cm.); W. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm); Wt. 9 lb. 10 oz. (4360 g)

museum-of-artifacts: “ Gothic shaffron and crinet (Horse’s Head and Neck Defenses).

MS. Bodl. 264 The Romance of Alexander in French verse 1338-44; with two sections added in England c. 1400 Folio 51v

of Luxembourgh and son Charles(IV.)--The Battle of Crécy took place on 26 August 1346 near the city of Crécy in northern France, it is considered one of the most important battles of the Hundred Years' War.

Pommel Plate from a Saddle Date: 13th–15th century Culture: Tibetan or West Asian Medium: Iron, gold, silver Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 5 5/8 in. (26.7 x 14.3 cm)

The style, materials, and decorative techniques of this pommel plate are like those on Tibetan saddles, but this is the only known pommel plate to feature human figures or a secular scene of any kind, in this case a tiger hunt

MS. Bodl. 264 The Romance of Alexander in French verse 1338-44; with two sections added in England c. 1400 Folio 107r

264 The Romance of Alexander in French verse with two sections added in England c.

Side Panel of a Crupper Date: ca. 1485–1500 Culture: German Medium: Steel Dimensions: H. 25 1/4 in. (64.1 cm); W. 21 7/8 in. (55.5 cm); Wt. 5 lb. 15 oz. (2, 694 g).

Side Panel of a Crupper Date: ca. Culture: German Medium: Steel Dimensions: H. 694 g).

Manuscript Valenciennes BM MS.99 Apocalypse Folio 35r Dating 800-825 From Deutschland (exact location unknown) Holding Institution Bibliothèque municipale de Valenciennes

Manuscript Valenciennes BM Apocalypse Folio Dating From Deutschland (exact location unknown) Holding Institution Bibliothèque municipale de Valenciennes

Maximilian I Hans Burgkmair I, German, 1473 - 1531, Emperor Maximilian I, 1508/1518, chiaroscuro woodcut in green printed from two blocks.

Hans Burgkmair I, Emperor Maximilian I, chiaroscuro woodcut, National Gallery of Art

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