Collections as a Means of Group Loyalty

"Collections as a Means of Group Loyality"

SCHRENK VON NOTZING, JACOB. Der Aller Durchluechigsten...Kayser . . . Köinigen und Ertzhertzogen . . . und anderer treflincher berümbter Kriegshelden . . . warhafftige Bildtnissen and kurtzen Beschreibungen ihrer . . . thaten . . . Waffen und Rüstungen . . . Getruckt zu Inszprugg, durch Daniel Baur. 1603-4.

Schrenk von Notzing was the secretary and counselor to the Archduke Ferdinand of Tyrol and responsible for the maintenance of this superb collection of historic armour at Schloss Ambras. Cockel describes the great series of full-length portraits of emperors, king, archdukes, princes and noblemen in full armour as ‘the finest plates of armour in existence’.

Parikian, From Wunderkammer to Museum



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