Larry Silver, James & Nan Wagner Farquhar Professor of Art History, University of
Larry Silver, Ph.D, Farquhar Professor of Art History, is a specialist in painting
and graphics of Northern Europe, particularly Germany and the Netherlands, during
the era of Renaissance and Reformation. He has served as president of the College Art Association, the Historians of Netherlandish Art, and
previously taught at the University of California, Berkeley and Northwestern University.
He has also served as editor-in-chief of "caa.reviews," the online reviews journal
of the College Art Association and is a member of the Print Council of America.
Silver's publications include a general survey, "Art in History" (1993) and "Peasant
Scenes and Landscapes" (Univ. Pennsylvania Press, 2006), a museum exhibition on professional
engravers of the16th century Netherlands, "Graven Images" (1993). Penn's Ross Gallery
hosted exhibition, organized with graduate students, "Transformation: Jews and Modernity" (2001),
and an exhibition on mural or frieze prints of the16th Century, "Grand Scale", originated
at Wellesley's Davis Art Center (2008) and concluded at the Philadelphia Museum of
Art (2009). His most recent book is "Marketing Maximilian" (Princeton, 2008), on the
Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I (d. 1519).