Dr. Larry Silver

Larry Silver (Ph.D. Harvard, 1974), Farquhar Professor of Art History, emeritus, taught at Penn between 1997 and 2017 and still lives in the Philadelphia area. He specializes in painting and graphics of Northern Europe, particularly Germany and the Netherlands, during the era of Renaissance and Reformation, and he has a secondary expertise in Jewish art history. He served as President of the College Art Association as well as the Historians of Netherlandish Art, and previously taught at Berkeley and Northwestern. He also served as co-founder and Editor in Chief of "caa.reviews," the on-line reviews journal of the College Art Association, and he is a member of the Print Council of America.