This exhibit, marking the 500th anniversary of the death of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I, includes more than 180 objects— drawings, prints, paintings, tapestries, stained glass—that show how this European ruler used armor to pursue his ambitions and influence the politics of the time.
Ceremonial Armor of Charles VAustrian (Innsbruck) and German (Augsburg), ca. 1512–14 Conrad Seusenhofer (first recorded 1500, died 1517)Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Imperial Armoury Photo: Bruce M. White, 2019
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