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Temptation by tournament from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 204v

Detail of a miniature of knights fighting during a temptation by tournament. Image taken from f. 204v of Breviari d'Amor. Written in French (Occitan) (Provencal).

Tournament from BL Royal 20 D IV, f. 225v

Miniature of trumpeters and jousters at the tournament, with a bas-de-page scene of hounds chasing a stag. Image taken from f. 225v of Lancelot du Lac. Written in French.

Shield for the Field or Tournament (Targe)

Although damaged from use and age, this shield is one of the most beautifully painted examples of the fifteenth century. On the preserved surface shows a woman wearing a feathered turban and holding a scroll in... more

Four Lance Heads for the Tournament

The pointed lance heads were intended for the Scharfrennen or similar jousts fought with sharp lances. The four-pronged lance head was used in the Gestech, a joust with blunted lances.

Tournament Helm

Although very similar helmets are depicted in early fifteenth century works of art, almost no other actual examples of this type exist today. Perhaps originally designed for use in battle, it appears to have be... more

Shield for the Field or Tournament (Targe)

This shield is painted with a coat of arms belonging either to the Gottsmann family or to the related Türriegel family, both of Franconia. The female figure at the side holds a banderole inscribed in part with ... more

Tournament Helm

For the tournament fought on foot in an enclosed field. Said to have come from Saint Mary's Church at Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, where it may have hung over the tomb of its owner.

Pair of Tournament Pauldrons (Shoulder Defenses)

These pauldrons were part of an armor for the German joust (Gestech), fought with blunted lances. Their maker, Lorenz Helmschmid, was the court armorer of Emperor Maximilian I and one of the leading armorers of... more

Tournament Shield (Targe)

Shields of this shape were inspired by Hungarian light-cavalry shields and were adopted in Germany and Austria for the Hussarisch Turnier (tournament in Hungarian-style costume). The German motto around the owl... more

The Tournament

Matthäus Zasinger (German, Munich, ca. 1477–1525)

The First Tournament

Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar)

The Tournament with Lances

Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar)

The Fourth Tournament

Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar)

The Tournament with Samson and the Lion

Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar)

The Third Tournament

Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar)

Field and Tournament Armor of Johann Wilhelm (1530–1573), Duke of Saxe-Weimar

This armor consists of a mixture of pieces from a large and complex garniture for use in the field and in various forms of tournament. Its principal parts are now divided between the Historisches Museum, Dresde... more

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Plan of the Vatican Teatro, in which the Vatican Tournament was Held

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Vatican Tournament

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Armor for Field and Tournament

This richly decorated armor is a mix of components from a large garniture for battle and tournament use. The close helmet and arm defenses are for the tilt, a joust in which a barrier separated two mounted cont... more

Tournament scene from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 3

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of people at a tournament. Image taken from f. 3 of Estoire del Saint Graal, La Queste del Saint Graal, Morte Artu. Written in French.

Tournament scene from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 3

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of people at a tournament. Image taken from f. 3 of Estoire del Saint Graal, La Queste del Saint Graal, Morte Artu. Written in French.

Sir Galahad wounding Sir Gawain in a tournament from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 125

Miniature of Sir Galahad wounding Sir Gawain in a tournament he has entered, in defense of knights of a castle unable to hold their own against a visiting party. Image taken from f. 125 of Estoire del Saint Gra... more

Sir Galahad wounding Sir Gawain in a tournament from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 125

Detail of a miniature of Sir Galahad wounding Sir Gawain in a tournament he has entered, in defense of knights of a castle unable to hold their own against a visiting party. Image taken from f. 125 of Estoire d... more

Design for an Armor with Tournament Headdress

View in three-quarters of a design for an armor (facing the right). The armor itself is relatively simple, but the helmet has been decorated with an elaborate headdress, shaped like a lizard with a very lavish ... more

Design for an Armor with Tournament Headdress

View in three-quarters of a design for an armor (facing the right). The armor itself is relatively simple, but the helmet has been decorated with an elaborate headdress, shaped like a lizard with a very lavish ... more

Design for an Armor Helmet with Tournament Headdress

Side view of a design for an armor helmet with an open visor (facing the left). The design of the helmet itself is raelatively simple, but it has been decorated with an elaborate arched, almost s-shaped headdre... more

Design for an with Tournament Headdress

Side view of a design for an armor helmet with an open visor (facing the left). The design of the helmet itself is relatively simple, but it has been decorated with an elaborate headdress made up out of tiers o... more

Design for an Armor with Tournament Headdress

Side view of a design for an armor helmet with an open visor (facing the left). The design of the helmet itself is relatively simple, but it has been decorated with an elaborate headdress made up out of the upp... more

Horse Dressed Up for a Tournament or Ceremonial Entry

Drawing of a horse dressed up for a tournament or ceremonial entry, depicted from the side (facing right). The horse is outftted with an elaborate headdress and remarkable is the lion's skin which seems to have... more

Ludi equestres. Das Thurnieren (The Tournament)

This print provides important visual evidence for the enduring favor shown by the German-speaking courts of eighteenth-century Europe for equestrian and martial activities originally developed during the Renais... more

Eglinton Tournament Magic Lantern Slide

This lantern slide is an interesting and previously unknown example of one of the many categories of ephemera that were created to capitalize upon the popularity of the Eglinton Tournament. Held in 1839, the to... more