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Silvette, David

American Painter, Artist 1909, Richmond, Virginia

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

J. H. Chamberlayne Jr. as 'Devilshoof'

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

View of Lynchburg, Virginia

Boy Log Book Kept by H. Calligan

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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