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SILVA, William Posey (1859 - 1948), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SILVA, William Posey (1859 - 1948), Painter

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 23 October 1859, in Savannah (Maine); died 1948, in Carmel (California).

Painter. Landscapes.

William Posey Silva was taught by Jean-Paul Laurens and Henri Royer at the Académie Julian in Paris. He was active in Carmel, California. He was a member of the American Art Association in Paris and the American Federation of Arts. He won many awards at international

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