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Silvette, David

American Painter, Artist 1909, Richmond, Virginia
1992

David Silvette studied under his father, artist Ellis Silvette and later with Cecilia Beaux and Charles Hawthorne. He executed the only known life sitting portrait of F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1935. Although the writer had commissioned the portrait, he was unable to pay for it and never owned it. From the National Portrait Gallery.



8 Related Objects


Carte-de-Visite
J. H. Chamberlayne Jr. as 'Devilshoof'



Certificate; Postcard
Sunday School Crusade for Purity and Patriotism; The Fatal Cigaret



Daguerreotype
View of Lynchburg, Virginia



Diary
Boy Log Book Kept by H. Calligan



Painting
Mayor J. Fulmer Bright



Print, Photographic
Artist David Silvette Takes Down 'Find'



Print, Photographic
[Portrait of Andrew Jackson Montague, Virginia Governor]



Print, Photographic
Portrait Honors Late Judge


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