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 Francis Augustus Silva  (1835 - 1886)

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Lived/Active: New York      Known for: coastal views, marine and landscape painting

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Francis Augustus Silva
from Auction House Records.
SUNRISE AT TAPPAN ZEE
Artwork images are copyright of the artist or assignee
Born in New York, Francis Silva was a second generation Hudson River School* painter, who did much painting along the Hudson River and along the coastline from Chesapeake Bay to Cape Ann, Massachusetts.  His earliest known painting is titled Cape Ann.

He became one of the leading marine painters of the luminist* style of the mid to late 19th century, especially known for his brilliant sunsets with atmospheric* effects.  Of him, it was written: "For Silva, the su (showing 500 of 5901 characters).



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