2 edition of Samuel H. Kress collection. found in the catalog.
Samuel H. Kress collection.
Brooks Memorial Art Gallery.
Catalog notes of 1st ed. by W.E.Suida and M.M. Davis, adopted with slight modifications.
|Contributions||Suida, Wilhelm, 1877-1959, Davis, Mary M., Samuel H. Kress Foundation|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||73 p. :|
|Number of Pages||73|
Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. Born into a middle-class Pennsylvania family, Kress built a fortune through his cent stores, which then dotted the American landscape. A trip to Italy ignited his interest in art, and with his growing wealth he was able to purchase the first Italian masterpieces to decorate his Fifth Avenue. The Samuel H. Kress Collection is a collection of European paintings and sculptures donated by the Kress Foundation to the Birmingham Museum of Art beginning in Samuel Kress was the founder of the S. H. Kress & Company chain of five-and-ten-cent stores, located predominantly in Southern cities. In the s Kress began making plans to donate his collection of European art to various.
S. H. Kress & Co. was the trading name of a chain of "five and dime" retail department stores in the United States of America, established by Samuel Henry Kress, which operated from to In the first half of the 20th century, there were Kress stores with ornamented architecture on "Main Street" in hundreds of cities and towns. Leo Named Samuel #11 About Businessman and philanthropist who founded the popular S. H. Kress & Co. five- and ten-cent store chain that was in business from to Born:
Title: Bindo Altoviti Date Created: c. Physical Dimensions: w x h cm (overall) Type: Painting Rights: Samuel H. Kress Collection External Link: National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC Medium: oil on panel Theme: portrait, male School: Marchigian Provenance: Commissioned by the sitter, then by inheritance in the Altoviti family, Rome and later Florence; sold November via. Title: Sacra Conversazione; Creator: Caliari, Paolo (called il Veronese) Date Created: circa ; Location Created: Italy: Venice; Physical Dimensions: framed: 48 3/8 x 58 5/8 x 3 1/2 in ( x x cm) Provenance: The Samuel H. Kress Collection; Type: Painting; Medium: Oil on canvas.
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Browse the Collection The Kress Collection encompasses more than 3, works of European art, and is distinguished for its abundance of Italian Renaissance paintings. The Collection was donated to scores of regional and academic art museums throughout the United States between andwith the single largest donation reserved for the.
What do Bucknell University and the National Gallery of Art have in common. The Kress Collection. As a descendent of German and Irish immigrants, Samuel Kress’s story can be read as a tale of the, arguably antiquated, classic American Dream. Born inSamuel H. Kress was the second oldest of.
10 rows Fromthe Kress Foundation sponsored the publication of a scholarly Complete. The Samuel H. Kress Collection. The paintings that constitute the Samuel H.
Kress Study Collection at Vanderbilt University represent a selection of fourteenth- through sixteenth-century Renaissance works of Samuel H. Kress collection. book from northern and southern Italy. Genre/Form: Catalogs: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brooks Memorial Art Gallery.
Samuel H. Kress collection. Memphis: Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Get this from a library. The Samuel H. Kress collection. [Birmingham Museum of Art (Birmingham, Ala.); Samuel H. Kress Foundation.]. Samuel Kress made an extraordinary gift to the nation of his outstanding collection of paintings and sculpture.
This book is the catalog for an exhibition that celebrated this gift by reuniting a number of the choicest paintings that are now dispersed to many museums across the by: 1.
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Kress Collection by National Gallery of Art (U.S.), Ulrich Alexander Middeldorf and Samuel H. Kress Foundation (, Book, Illustrated) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. S.H. Kress, in full Samuel Henry Kress, (born JCherryville, Pa., U.S.—died Sept. 22,New York, N.Y.), American merchant and art collector who used the wealth from his chain of five-and-ten-cent stores to donate artwork to more than 40 U.S.
museums. With money saved from his teaching salary, Kress purchased a stationery store in Nanticoke, Pa., in The Samuel H. Kress Foundation and Artstor have collaborated on a project to digitize and publish more than 1, images of European art, mostly paintings from the Kress Collection, to the Digital Library.
The selection in Artstor reflects the Kress Collection’s strength in Italian art, mostly Renaissance, with additional works from the French, Spanish, Dutch, Flemish, and German schools.
The Kress Collection Inthe Samuel H. Kress Foundation donated over thirty European paintings and sculptures from the s through the s to the High. The High houses one of eighteen regional Kress collections nationwide and features Giovanni Bellini’s Madonna and Child, Benvenuto Tisi’s Adoration of the Magi, and Vittore.
This is the first volume of Occasional Papers on the Samuel H. Kress Collection and is published in the memory of Mario Modestini. The book marks the tenth aniversary of the advanced training in Old Masters conservation sponsored by the Kress Foundation at the Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University.
The Samuel H. Kress Study Collection at the University of Missouri provides a scholarly consideration of this portion of the Kress Collection. An important addition to any art book collection, this catalog will be accessible to both the art historian and the general reader.
About the Editor. – Samuel H. Kress Fellowship. Fixed duration position: September –August The New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC), comprised of the research libraries of The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), The Frick Collection, and the Brooklyn Museum, invites applications for a Fellow position generously funded by the Samuel H.
Kress Foundation. Samuel H. Kress () built a family fortune in retail by founding a five-and-dime store and building it into a national chain. An art lover, Kress began to seriously collect Italian paintings in the s, and also became devoted to philanthropy.
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation Introduction by John Walker, text by William E.
Suida and Fern Rusk Shapley. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 56, 58, no. 19, repro. Giorgione (artist) Venetian, / - The Adoration of the Shepherds / oil on panel overall: x cm (35 3/4 x 43 1/2 in.) Samuel H.
Kress Collection. Kress Study Collection From the mids to the end of the s, Samuel Henry Kress ( - ) and the Samuel H. Kress Foundation (est. ) amassed one of the most astonishing collections of European old master paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts ever assembled through the efforts of a private : () Samuel H.
Kress Lectures Select Channel Currently on View Magnolias Special Exhibitions Lectures Panels and Talks Center for the History of Collecting Conservation Education Benefit Events Digital Art History Library About the Frick All Videos.
Renaissance medals: from the Samuel H. Kress Collection at the National Gallery of Art; based on the catalogue of Renaissance medals in the Gustave Dreyfus Collection by National Gallery of Art (U.S.); Dreyfus, Gustave, Pages: