Collection agreement: Images from the National Gallery of Art
Artstor is collaborating with the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, to share more than 600 images of European paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. Samuel H. Kress (1863-1955) made an initial gift of nearly 400 primarily Italian paintings and sculptures to the National Gallery of Art before the museum opened in 1941. The Kress Collection at the National Gallery of Art today consists of works of European art from the 13th through the 18th centuries, including paintings, sculptures, medals, prints, drawings, and decorative arts, as well as an important collection of historical picture frames.
Artists represented in the National Gallery of Art collection in Artstor will include: Fra Angelico, Giovanni Bellini, François Boucher, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Hieronymus Bosch, Sandro Botticelli, Agnolo Bronzino, Canaletto, Jean Siméon Chardin, Petrus Christus, François Clouet, Piero di Cosimo, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Jacques-Louis David, Donatello, Duccio di Buoninsegna, Albrecht Dürer, Anthony van Dyck, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Giorgione, Giotto, Francisco de Goya, El Greco, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Lorenzo Lotto, Andrea Mantegna, Simone Martini, Hans Memling, Nicolas Poussin, Pontormo, Raphael, Peter Paul Rubens, Luca Signorelli, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Jacopo Tintoretto, Titian, Veronese, Antoine Watteau, and many others.
The National Gallery of Art is one of the world’s pre-eminent museums. The permanent collection currently includes approximately 114,000 works, which trace the development of Western art from the medieval period to the present.
For more detailed information about this collection, visit the National Gallery of Art collection page.