About This Artwork

Italian, Milan

Three-Quarter Armor, 1570/80

Steel, chiseled, etched, and gilded; brass; and leather
H. 177.8 cm (70 in.)

George F. Harding Collection, 1982.2102a-t

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

"Italian Armor for Princely Courts: Renaissance Armor from the Trupin Family Trust and the George F. Harding Collection"/ AIC, 1986.

Publication History

James Wood, "A Record of Sharing with Chicago's Masterpiece," A Supplement to the 1982-83 Annual Report (Chicago, 1983), p. 31 (ill.)

Walter Karchieski, "Arms and Armor in the Art Institute of Chicago" (Art Institute of Chicago/Little, Brown, and Company, New York, 1995), p. 30 (ill.)

Ownership History

Marquis de Dos Aguas, Valencia before 1927; sold to George F. Harding, Jr. (d. 1939); transferred to the George F. Harding Museum; transferred to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1982.




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