4 December 2008
Francis Augustus Silva (1835-1886)
Hoboken at Midnight
signed and dated 'F.A. Silva. 72' (lower right)
oil on canvas
14 x 24 in. (35.6 x 61 cm.)
Glen Head School, Glen Head, New York, gift from the above, circa 1940s.
Private collection, Glen Head, New York, acquired from the above, circa 1940s.
By descent to the present owner.
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