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.
Milanese School. Born probably 1477; died 1523. He was a follower of Leonardo's late style, but he borrowed also from others, chiefly Raphael, whose work he must have seen in Rome when on his way to Naples and Messina. His lack of inventiveness showed particularly in his frequent repetition of details from his own compositions.