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.
School of Vercelli. Active c. 1510-35. He was probably a pupil of Giovanni Martino Spanzotti, but is gayer in coloring and mood and more prodigal of decorative detail than his master. He was influenced also by Macrino d' Alba and by German, Flemish, and French painters. But from all the influences he formed an individual style, refined and retardataire, more Gothic than Renaissance in spirit.