VG-(Ex-art library, with plastic spine label, marks on book block edges as well as on outermost pages, incl. pocket and card; some slight soiling and wear to dj; otherwise clean. ) Blue cloth, gilt letters on spine, blue & illus. dust jacket in mylar cover; 435 pp., 434 BW illus., 17 tipped-in color plates. One of the published volumes of the "Complete Catalogue of the Samuel H. Kress Collection, " and the first to address the large number of Italian paintings. "Covers the period from the thirteenth century to the middle of the fifteenth, with the addition of paintings done in the second half of the fifteenth century, which continue to represent the early Renaissance traditions of Florence, Siena and Ferrara. Among the major artists represented are Fra Angelico, Botticelli, Francesco Cossa, Domenico Veneziano, Duccio, Gentile da Fabriano, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Giotto, Giovanni di Paolo, Benozzo Gozzoli, Fr Filippo Lippi, Sassetta, Cosimo Tura and Marco Zoppo. Each artists is accorded a brief biography followed by a critical and detailed catalogue of his paintings." (dj) The color plates are especially vivid.
VG (Some aging to white portions of dj; otherwise close to like new. ) Blue cloth, gilt letters on spine, blue & white & illus. dust jacket, 439 pp., 432 BW illus., 13 color plates tipped in, weighs 5.5 lbs. The second volume in the set devoted to the large number of Italian paintings in the Kress collection. "Covers the period of the High Renaissance, from the later fifteenth century to the second half of the sixteenth. Among the major artists represented are Andrea del Sarto, Giovanni Bellini, Carpaccio, Cima da Conegliano, Correggio, Lorenzo Costa, Carlo Crivelli, Dosso Dossi, Francia, Giorgione, Girolamo da Carpi, Lotto, Luini, Mantegna, MorettGeneral European Art Topicso da Bescia, Perugino, Piero di Cosimo, Pintoricchio, Raphael, Savoldo, Sebastiano del Piombo, Signorelli, Sodoma and Titian." (dj).
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