Object Title

Buckler

Buckler

Date

1531-1570

Object Number

V.16

Provenance

Purchased at auction from the Bernal collection, Christie's 5 March-30 April 1855.

Physical Description

Fitted with a lantern. Painted inside in grisaille with the story of Camillus.

Dimensions

Dimensions: approx. Width: 570mm; height: 630mm; depth: 170mm

Associations

Places Italy

Bibliographic References

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate CXLII.

C. Paggiarino, The Royal Armouries, masterpieces of medieval and renaissance arms and armour, Milan, 2011 volume 2

Notes

Compare prints by Agostino Veneziano, after Baccio Bandinelli, Camillus arriving on horseback, British Museum H,7.21,dated 1531, and Georges Reverdy, Camillus and the loot of the Gauls, BM 1859.0806.332, the scene at the uper right, reversed.