The Kress Collection encompasses more than 3,000 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.
The Samuel H. Kress Foundation devotes its resources to advancing the history, conservation, and enjoyment of the vast heritage of European art, architecture, and archaeology from antiquity to the early 19th century.
Brescian-Venetian School. Born c. 1485; died c. 1560. He was stylistically related to Altobello Melone, but was dependent less than the latter upon the Ferrarese School and much more exclusively upon the Venetian – Giovanni Bellini, Giorgione, and Titian. He was active through his long career, from 1510 to 1558, in Brescia.