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 G.F. Hill : Revised and enlarged by Graham Pollard (Complete catalogue of the Samuel H. Kress Collection)
London, Phaidon Press for the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1967
(30.5 cm), x, 307 (3) pp., 1209 illustrations. 667 catalogue entries. Publisher’s cloth binding, pictorial dust jacket. - Catalogue of the Gustave Dreyfus (1837-1914) collection, during the owner’s lifetime the most celebrated private collection of medals in existence. The collection was acquired en bloc by Duveen in 1930, and sold by him in 1944 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation; in 1957 the medals were given to the National Gallery of Art. ¶ Very good, unmarked copy.