The Kress Collection at the University Museum of Art consists of 64 European artworks that span the 14th to the early 19th centuries, including The Altarpiece of Ciudad Rodrigo is a jewel of the UAMA collection and one of the most important works produced in 15th-century Spain.
Featuring portraits, mythological subjects, and biblical narratives, these pieces represent some of the most prevalent trends in early modern art production and offer visitors the opportunity to see stylistic differences between artists and regions.
Over the decades, the Kress Collection has attracted the interests of scholars and students in art history, studio art, materials science, optical sciences, and more, underscoring the myriad ways to engage with these works of art. With most of the collection kept on permanent display, visitors can be sure to delight in the artworks every time they visit the Museum.More Info
Vittore Carpaccio, Madonna and Child with Saints, ca. 1515, Medium Oil on wood panel