Category: renaissance

victoriansword: The Papal Swiss Guards The D…

victoriansword:

The Papal Swiss Guards

The Deering Family Galleries of Medieval and Renaissance Art, Arms, and Armor at the Art Institute of Chicago

victoriansword: The Guard of the Dukes of Brus…

victoriansword:

The Guard of the Dukes of Bruswick-Lüneburg

The Deering Family Galleries of Medieval and Renaissance Art, Arms, and Armor at the Art Institute of Chicago

victoriansword: The Guard of the Archbishops o…

victoriansword:

The Guard of the Archbishops of Salzburg

The Deering Family Galleries of Medieval and Renaissance Art, Arms, and Armor at the Art Institute of Chicago

victoriansword: The Guard of the Electors of S…

victoriansword:

The Guard of the Electors of Saxony

The Deering Family Galleries of Medieval and Renaissance Art, Arms, and Armor at the Art Institute of Chicago

centuriespast: The Death of Captain Grenville,…

centuriespast:

The Death of Captain Grenville, Captain of the ‘Revenge’
Robert Alexander Hillingford (1825–1904)
Victoria Art Gallery

met-armsarmor: Armet, Arms and ArmorGift of Wi…

met-armsarmor:

Armet, Arms and Armor

Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Medium: Steel, gold, brass

Do you think you could class a knight riding a…

Do you think you could class a knight riding a barded horse as a kind of late cataphract of sorts?

I think it’s a fair comparison, although knights riding heavily armored horses were basically a thing on their own during the early Renaissance, the gendarmes 🙂

They’re the pinacle of heavy cavalry, before heavy lancers were replaced by reiters and the like.

-mod Burgonet

quarkmaster: ,,historical,, t-shirt project…

quarkmaster:

,,historical,, t-shirt project pt 3

another project of this type.
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Piotr Krezelewski

peashooter85: Polish Hussar cuirass and helme…

peashooter85:

Polish Hussar cuirass and helmet, 17th century.

from Herman Historica

ritasv: Palma alle Armi 2016 by Celia Peachum…

Palma alle Armi 2016

ritasv:

Palma alle Armi 2016 by Celia Peachum

well there is an aesthetic