Armor of Giovanni Battista Bourbon del Monte (1541–1614)

Steel, gold, textile, leather | 2155cm | c. 1590

Unknown Artist

Del Monte (1541–1614) was a mercenary soldier who at various times served the emperor, the pope, the kings of Spain and France, and the Venetian Republic. This armor dates from the period of del Monte’s service to Venice as captain-general of infantr...
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