Art Treasures for America An Anthology of Paintings and Sculpture in the Samuel H. Kress Collection John Walker; Guy Emerson; Charles Seymour Jr [Ver


Buy Now

SKU: 11156200875865260 Category:



A first edition of this anthology of art from the Samuel H. Kress collection. One of the most important art collections in America, which contains over a thousand paintings and sculptures by masters from Italy, Spain, France, Germany and the Netherlands. Samuel Henry Kress (July 23, 1863September 22, 1955) was a businessman and philanthropist, founder of the S. H. Kress & Co. five and ten cent store chain. With his fortune, Kress amassed one of the most significant collections of Italian Renaissance and European artwork assembled in the 20th century. In the 1950s and 1960s, a foundation established by Kress would donate 776 works of art from the Kress collection to 18 regional art museums in the United States. 100 colour plates and 87 black and white plates. In the original publisher’s cloth binding with the original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart. Some rubbing to the extremities. Dustwrapper with minor edgewear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Very Good

Additional information



There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.