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12 November 2019Mars and the Muses: the Renaissance Art of Armour
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Mars and the Muses: the Renaissance Art of Armour Tobias Capwell Tuesday 12 November 2019

Armour was one of the great Renaissance art-forms. This lecture is an introduction to the idea of armour as an expressive art-form, where the achievements of virtuoso armourers embodied splendour and richness while also carrying more complex messages about status, aristocratic associations, the social order and divine power.