The Coronation of the Virgin, 1420
Pietro Di Domenico Da Montepulciano
Oil on panel, 33" h x 21" w
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1961
Kress Foundation Collection of
Renaissance and Baroque Paintings
The gift of 12 Renaissance and Baroque paintings and one Renaissance sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation of New York in 1961, represents one of a number of such collections placed by the Foundation in art centers and university galleries throughout the country. Donated because of the Department of Art's serious undertaking of the teaching of art history, the collection includes work from Giorgione and His Circle, Bernardino Licinio, and the Circle of Domenico Ghirlandaio among others.