About This Artwork

Italian, Venice

Shield for the Bodyguard of Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau, Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg, 1590/1600

Wood, leather, varnish, silver foil, and polychrome
Diam. 57.1 cm (22 1/2 in.)
Wt. 5 lb. 13 oz.

George F. Harding Collection, 1982.2262

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Walter Karchieski, "Arms and Armor in the Art Institute of Chicago" (Art Institute of Chicago/Little, Brown, and Company, 1995), p. 56 (ill.)

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