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Artwork Spotlight: Portrait of Martha Gregory Knisely by Ellis Silvette

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

2:00pm - 2:35pm

Artist Ellis Silvette's beautiful painting Portrait of Martha Gregory Knisely harkens back to an age of grace and grandeur in the late 1920s, featuring a young woman from a prominent Richmond, Virginia, family.

Learn more about this work from the Taubman Museum of Art's permanent collection in this Artwork Spotlight.

Ellis M. Silvette (American, 1876-1940), Portrait of Martha Gregory Knisely (detail), 1927, Oil on canvas, Collection of the Taubman Museum of Art