Jrg Seusenhofer, son of Hans, and Harnischmeister to the Emperor Ferdinand I is recorded as working in the imperial court workshop, Innsbruck, from 1528 until his death in 1580. He was responsible for making armour for King Franois 1er of France in addition to the Emperor, his family, and members of his court. See Die Innsbrucker Plattnerkunst, Innsbruck, 1954, pp. 74-78; O. Gamber and C. Beaufort, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien. Katalog der Leibrstkammer, II, Busto Arsizio, 1990, p. 249 and mark A 2298.