Introduction

1. Parade Helmet of Charles V
Filippo Negroli
Embossed, chassed and gilt steel, 29,5 x 26,4 x 34,1 cm. Weight 2355 gr
Milan 1533
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
2. Mars
Diego Velázquez
Oil on canvas, 179 x 95 cm
c. 1641
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
3. Volcano Forging the Rays of Jupiter
Pedro Pablo Rubens
Oil on canvas, 181 x 98 cm
1636 - 1638
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
4. Helmet of Charles V
Desiderius Helmschmid
Embossed, engraved and gilt steel, 28,2 x 21,5 x 26,5 cm. Weight 1925 gr
Augsburg 1540
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
5. Apotheosis of Charles V Shield
Steel, gold and silver, 53,8 cm diameter. Weight 2970gr
Italy c. 1535-1540
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
6. Burgonet of Charles V
Filippo and Francesco Negroli
Embossed, chassed, bronzed and gilt damascened steel, 25 x 23 x 35,7 cm. Weight 2130 gr
Milan 1545
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
7. Medusa Shield of Charles V
Filippo and Francesco Negroli
Embossed, chassed and damascened steel, 59,2 cm diameter. Weight 4700 gr
Milan 1541
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
8. Sense of Touch
Jan Brueghel “The Elder” and Pedro Pablo Rubens
Oil on canvas, 65 x 110 cm
c.1617
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
9. The Archduke Leopold William in his Painting Gallery in Brussels
David Teniers II
Copper engraving, 104,8 x 130,4 cm
c. 1647
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
10. The Vivac
David Teniers II
Oil on panel, 63 x 89 cm
1640 - 1650
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado

1. Court Portraiture and Armoury of Charles V and Philip II

11. Charles V Aged Seven with a Sword
Anonymous
Oil on panel, 60 x 42,5 cm
c. 1508
Innsbruck, Schloss Ambras, Porträtgalerie
12. Fleur-de-lis Scroll Armour of Charles V
Kolman Helmschmid
Embossed, engraved and gilt steel
Augsburg c. 1525 - 1530
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
13. Charles V
Giovanni Britto according to Titian
Coloured engraving, 481 x 353 mm
1536
Vienna, Graphische Sammlung Albertina
14. Charles V
Giovanni Angelo da Montorsoli
Marble, 100 x 70 x 34 cm
c. 1542
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
15. Armour of Charles V called Mühlberg
Desiderius Helmschmid
Engraved, embossed and gilt steel
Armour and helmet
Chaffron: 65 x 27 cm. Weight 14850 gr
Augsburg 1544
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
16. Emperor Charles V, on horseback, at Mühlberg
Titian
Oil on canvas, 335 x 283 cm
1548
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
17. Gun belonging to Charles V
Peter Pech
Steel, iron and wood, 8 x 6,8 cm; caliber 15 mm. Weight 1655 gr
Munich c. 1545 - 1550
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
18. Review of the Troops at Barcelona (Second panel in the Conquest of Tunis series)
Willem de Pannemaker, Jan Cornelisz Vermeyen and Pieter Coecke van Aelst I
Gold, silver, silk and wool, 532 x 715 cm
Brussels Brabant c. 1554
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Palacio Real
19. Charles V
Leone Leoni
Bronze, 112 x 58 x 40 cm
c. 1553
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
20. Charles V in Armour
Juan Pantoja de la Cruz according to Titian
Oil on canvas, 181,5 x 96 cm
1608
El Escorial, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Monasterio de San Lorenzo
20ª. Helmet of the Mühlberg Armour
Desiderius Helmschmid
Embossed, engraved and gilt steel, 28,2 x 21,5 x 26,5 cm. Weight 1925 gr
Augsburg 1544
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
21. View of the Entourage of Charles II in front of the Alcázar in Madrid
Spanish Anonymous
Oil on canvas, 74,8 x 112,8 cm
c. 1685
Madrid, Colección Abelló
22. Armour and Burgonet called the Flower Pattern
Desiderius Helmschmid
Embossed, engraved and gilt steel
Augsburg c. 1550
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
23. Philip II
Titian
Oil on canvas, 193 x 111 cm
1550 - 1551
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
24. Philip II
Jacopo da Trezzo
Silver, 69 mm diameter
1555
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
25. Philip II
Jacopo da Trezzo
Golden bronze, 69 mm diameter
1555
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
26, 27 y 28. Armour, Shield and Helmet of Philip II
Desiderius Helmschmid
Bronzed, gilt and damascened steel, gold, brass and leather
Shield, 55,5 cm diameter. Weight 4580 gr
Helmet, 55 x 24 cm. Weight 1360 gr
Augsburg 1549 - 1550 and 1552
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
29. Armour of Philip II Called the Cross Harness
Wolfgang Grosschedel
Engraved and gilt steel, gold and brass
Landshut 1551
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
30. Philip II on the Day of Saint Quentin
Antonio Moro
Oil on canvas, 200 x 103 cm
1560
El Escorial, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Monasterio de San Lorenzo
31. Charles V *
Leone Leoni
Carrara marble, 152 x 133 x 10 cm
1550 - 1555
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
* This work is exhibited in the Cloister not in the galleries.
32. Cenotaph of Charles V and his Family
Juan Pantoja de la Cruz
Oil on canvas, 177 x 161 cm
1599
El Escorial, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Monasterio de San Lorenzo
33. Cenotaph of Philip II and his Family
Juan Pantoja de la Cruz
Oil on canvas, 177 x 161 cm
1599
El Escorial, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Monasterio de San Lorenzo

2. The Absence of Portraiture in Armour in the Second Half of the XVI Century and its Recovery with Philip II Prince

34. Philip II
Sofonisba Anguissola
Oil on canvas, 88 x 72 cm
c. 1565
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
35 y 36. Burgonet and Shield of Philip II
Steel, gold and silver
Burgonet, 28 x 21 x 37,5 cm. Weight 1745 gr
Shield, 61 cm diameter. Weight 4630 gr
Milan c. 1560 - 1565
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
37 y 38. Burgonet and Shield of Philip II
Gold and silver damascened steel, fabric
Burgonet, 37,8 x 23,5 x 40 cm. Weight 2250 gr
Shield, 59 cm diameter. Weight 4280 gr
Northern Italy c. 1560 - 1565
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
39. Philip II
Leone Leoni
Bronze, 171 x 72 x 46 cm
1553
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
40. Parade Armour of Philip II
Anton Peffenhauser
Embossed, engraved and gilt steel, gold and brass
Augsburg c. 1560
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
41. Helmet of Ali Pasha
Damascened in gold steel, 30 x 22 x 27 cm. Weight 1570 gr
Turkey c. 1570
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
42. Philip II, after the Victory at Lepanto Offers the Prince Don Fernando to God
Titian
Oil on canvas, 335 x 274 cm
1573 - 1575
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
43. Prince Charles in Armour
Attributed to Joris van Straeten, called Jorge de la Rúa
Oil on canvas, 98,5 x 85 cm
c. 1565
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales
44. Juan de Austria in Armour
Alonso Sánchez Coello
Oil on canvas, 99 x 85 cm
c. 1567
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales
45. Allegory of the Education of Philip III
Justus Tiel
Oil on canvas, 158 x 105 cm
1590
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
46. Armour and Cabasset of Philip II as a Child
Attributed to Lucio Marliani
Embossed, engraved and gilt steel, gold and silver damascened, silver, gold, brass and fabric
Milan c. 1585
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
47. Child Armour of Philip III
Engraved, embossed and gilt steel, gold and silver damascened
Milan c. 1585
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
48. Philip III, Prince, in Armour
Juan Pantoja de la Cruz
Oil on canvas, 150 x 74,5 cm
c. 1592
Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Gemäldegalerie
49. Child Armour of Philip III
Atribuida a Pompeo della Cesa
Embossed, engraved and gilt steel
Milan c. 1590
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
50. Philip III in Armour
Juan Pantoja de la Cruz
Oil on canvas, 180 x 94,5 cm
1605
El Escorial, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Monasterio de San Lorenzo
51. Cabasset of Philip IV
Anonymous
Embossed, engraved and gilt steel, 32 x 30 x 39,6 cm. Weight 5595 gr
Flanders c. 1625
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
52. Philip IV with Two Servants
Gaspar de Crayer
Oil on canvas, 215 x 163 cm
1627 - 1632
Madrid, Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y Cooperación, Palacio de Viana
53. Juan José de Austria
Giulio Mencaglia and Juan Melchor Pérez, founder
Bronze, 80 x 51 x 30 cm. Weight 44,4 kg
1648
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado

3. The Royal Armoury in XVII Century Court Portraiture

54. Philip II on Horseback
Pedro Pablo Rubens
Oil on canvas, 247 x 223 cm
c. 1630 - 1640
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
54ª. Flower Pattern Armour
Desiderius Helmschmid
Embossed, engraved and gilt steel
Augsburg c. 1550
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
55. Juan Francisco Pimentel, X Count of Benavente
Diego Velázquez
Oil on canvas, 109,5 x 88,5 cm
c. 1648
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
56. Order provided by the Count Duke of Olivares so that Diego Velásquez could be supplied with the pieces of the Royal Armoury that he should need to complete the commission of the royal portraits
Sepia ink on paper, 213 x 150 mm
Madrid 3 September 1625
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Archivo General de Palacio
56ª. Order provided by the Count Duke of Olivares so that Peter Paul Rubens could be provided with all the pieces of the Royal Armoury that he should need to complete the equestrian portrait of Philip IV
Sepia ink on paper, 213 x 150 mm
Madrid 3 September 1625
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Archivo General de Palacio
57. Charles II in Armour
Juan Carreño de Miranda
Oil on canvas, 234 x 127 cm
1681
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
57ª. Burgonet and Shield of the Cross Harness
Wolfgang Grosschedel
Engraved and gilt steel, gold and brass
Burgonet, 28 x 19 x 26 cm
Shield, 55 cm de diámetro
Landshut 1551
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
58. Charles V and Philip II
Antonio Arias
Oil on canvas, 160,5 x 214,5 cm
1639 - 1640
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
59. Philip II in the Saint Quentin Armour
Anonymous
Oil on canvas, 207 x 123 cm
First half of the XVII Century
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado, en depósito en la Dirección General de Policía
59ª. Helmet of the Cross Harness called the Burgundy Cross Armour
Wolfgang Grosschedel
Engraved and gilt steel, gold and brass
Helmet, 27,5 x 22,5 x 32,1 cm. Weight 3730gr
Landshut 1551
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
60. The Relief of Genoa by the Marquis of Santa Cruz
Antonio de Pereda
Oil on canvas, 290 x 370 cm
1634 - 1635
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
61. View of the Palace and Gardens of the Buen Retiro
Jusepe Leonardo Oil on canvas, 139 x 308 cm c. 1637 Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Palacio Real
62. Jael and Sisera
Pedro Núñez del Valle
Oil on canvas, 124 x 133 cm
c. 1630
Dublin, National Gallery of Ireland
63. Roman-style Armour of Guidobaldo della Rovere, Duke of Urbino, Presented as a Gift to Philip II
Bartolomeo Campi
Embossed, chassed, damascened steel, gold, silver, brass and fabric
Pesaro 1546
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
64. Heterogeneous Armour of Charles called Cleves
Desiderius Helmschmid
Engraved, embossed and gilt steel
c. 1535 - 1545 and 1543
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
65. Alaric, Gothic King
Jusepe Leonardo
Oil on canvas, 205 x 118 cm
c. 1635
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado, en depósito en el Museo del Ejército
66. Ceremonial Sword of the Catholic Monarchs
Engraved and gilt steel, brass, wood and fabric, 134 x 27 cm. Weight 1835 gr
Spain c. 1490
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
67. The Recapture of Bahía
Juan Bautista Maíno
Oil on canvas, 309 x 381 cm
1634 - 1635
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado

4. Bourbon Portraiture in Armour: French and Spanish Tradition

68. Philip V in Armour
Anonymous
Oil on canvas, 204 x 141 cm
c. 1700
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado, en depósito en el Consejo de Estado
68ª. Shield of the Flower Pattern Armour
Desiderius Helmschmid Embossed, engraved and gilt steel, 53,4 cm diameter. Weight 3700 gr Augsburg c. 1550 Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería
69. Louis XIV
Hyacinthe Rigaud
Oil on canvas, 238 x 149 cm
1701
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
70. Ferdinand VI as a Child
Jean Ranc
Oil on canvas, 144 x 116 cm
c. 1723
Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
71. Charles III in Armour
Anton Raphaël Mengs
Oil on canvas, 156 x 110 cm
c. 1761
Madrid, Patrimonio Nacional, Palacio Real
 
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