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April 2019

KNIGHTS

April 21 : 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily 10-5; Thursday until 8:00PM
The Ringling Museum, 5401 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, 34243 United States
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$25.00

Drawn from the superb collections of the Stibbert Museum in Florence, Italy, this extraordinary exhibition reveals the figure of the knight in the Middle Ages and Renaissance through over 80 exquisite objects, including full suits of armor, helmets, corselets, swords, and other weaponry. The exhibition explores the function and craftsmanship of these exquisite objects as well as their historical context, focusing on themes of love and war, jousts and tournaments, and the 19th-century revival of interest in medieval knighthood. A…

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