Luisa Silei

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Luisa Silei
Born (1825-02-17)February 17, 1825
Florence, Italy
Died February 5, 1898(1898-02-05) (aged 72)
Rome, Italy
Nationality Italian
Known for Painting

Luisa Silei (February 17, 1825 – February 5, 1898)[1] was an Italian woman painter, mainly of landscapes.


She was born and resident in Florence. She studied with Carlo Marko.[2] She exhibited in 1883, in Roma: Dawn is Near and A trip in Autumn. At the 1884 Turin Exhibition of Fine Arts, she exhibits: Il sorger della Luna. In this same time, at the Exposition of the Society of the Encouragement of Fine Arts of Florence: Flowers which in 1885, was re-exhibited at the same Exposition. She also participated in the 1882 Florentine Exhibition of Fine Arts. One of her master works is Reminiscenze del Lago d' Orbetello.[3]

Luisa Silei landscape


  1. ^ "Silei, Luisa". Benezit Dictionary of Artists - Oxford Art Online. Retrieved 16 March 2018. 
  2. ^ Invisibile women. Forgotten artists of Florence., English and Italian edition, by Jane Fortune. The Florentine Press, 2010.
  3. ^ ‘‘Dizionario degli Artisti Italiani Viventi: pittori, scultori, e Architetti.’’, by Angelo de Gubernatis. Tipe dei Successori Le Monnier, 1889, page 476-477.