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.
Florentine School. Active end of fifteenth century. They were closely related to Bartolommeo di Giovanni and influenced, like the latter, by Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Filippino Lippi, Perugino, and Piero di Cosimo, with less dependence than Bartolommeo upon Botticelli. Since an oeuvre is now being reconstructed for the anonymous master, it is convenient to call them, provisionally, after two of their characteristic panels (K1721A and B) the Master of the Apollo and Daphne Legend.