In His Own Light: Francis A. Silva

By: Mitchell, Mark D. ; Introduction by John Wilmerding

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A beautiful exposition catalog, richly illustrated with full-color prints, text with black and white illustrations, catalog of known works with picture. Square 4to; 9 inches by 9 inches; 148 pages. ------- No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. ---------- 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. ----- 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 subtle manipulation of light and atmosphere was an aesthetic device that transcended naturalism and became an almost abstract means of expressing sentiment." (Zellman, 265)

Title: In His Own Light: Francis A. Silva

Author Name: Mitchell, Mark D. ; Introduction by John Wilmerding

Categories: Other,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New York, Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc.: 2002

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011370