Author:Hill, G. F. and Graham Pollard

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Renaissance Medals from the Samuel H. Kress Collection at the National Gallery of Art: Based on the Catalogue of Renaissance Medals in the Gustave Dreyfus Collection

By: Hill, G. F. and Graham Pollard

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press: 1967

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 23414

Condition: Fine


dust jacket with tiny chipping to laminate at extremities. The medals catalogued and reproduced in the present volume were assembled by Gustave Dreyfus (1837-1914), an enthusiastic French collector of impeccable taste. Recognized as one of the finest private collections of Renaissance medals in existence, they were purchased by the Kress Foundation and given to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., in 1957. The collection is remarkable for the range it covers as well as for the superb quality of the single medals it contains. The largest part consists of Italian medals of the fo... View more info