4 December 2008
Francis Augustus Silva (1835-1886)
Palisades of the Hudson River
signed 'Silva.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
9 x 18 in. (22.9 x 45.7 cm.)
The North Point Gallery, San Francisco, California, 1992.
Berry-Hill Galleries, New York, 1993.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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M.D. Mitchell and J. Wilmerding, Francis A. Silva (1835-1886): In His Own Light, exhibition catalogue, New York, 2002, pp. 110, 143, pl. 44, illustrated.
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