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Francis Augustus Silva  American  1835 -1886
Born: New York New York  
Active: New York New York  
Addresses:  New York New York  1868-1886 
Exhibited: American Institute, New York City 1848-1850
National Academy of Design 1868-1886
Brooklyn Art Association 1869-1885
Boston Art Club 1883
Examples of Work: Broad Street Trust, Boston 
Brooklyn Museum of Art 
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 
Peabody Museum, Salem, Massachusetts 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Hudson River School
Subjects Known For: Marine
Memberships: American Watercolor Society 1872
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Francis A. Silva was born on October 4, 1835 in New York City and died March 31, 1886. He was one of two children born to Francis John Silva (little is know about his mother except that she was born in New York). A... (More)

Francis Silva was one of the nineteenth century's most revered Luminists, who imbued his Northeastern seascapes with a timeless tranquility and transcendental calm. Born in New York City, Silva began his artistic career afte... (More)

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