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Medal of Georg Kress von Kressenstein
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Medal of Georg Kress von Kressenstein


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Description Georg Kress von Kressenstein (1476-1544) was a member of a large, influential Nuremberg family who contributed to public life in many ways. Descendants of the family founded the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, an American philanthropic foundation that is a major supporter of the arts in their historical context.
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Date Description Narrative
6/26/1978Examinationexamined for condition
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1544 (Renaissance)
Medium
silver
(Coins & Medals)
Accession Number
59.478
Measurements
1 9/16 in. (4 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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