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An Evening with Daniel Silva, Portrait of an Unknown Woman

Hosted By: Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan

A signed copy of Portrait of an Unknown Woman is included in each ticket price

Join art expert Max Anderson for a conversation with New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva about the latest book in his Gabriel Allon series. Portrait of an Unknown Woman is a gripping story of deception in the world of international fine art. Restorer and spy Gabriel Allon embarks on a dangerous hunt across Europe, searching for the secret behind the forgery of a 17th-century masterpiece that has fooled experts and exchanged hands for millions of dollars.

Daniel Silva is the award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Unlikely Spy, The Mark of the Assassin, The Marching Season, The Kill Artist, The English Assassin, The Confessor, A Death in Vienna, Prince of Fire, The Messenger, The Secret Servant, Moscow Rules, The Defector, The Rembrandt Affair, Portrait of a Spy, The Fallen Angel, The English Girl, The Heist, The English Spy, The Black Widow, House of Spies, The Other Woman, The New Girl, The Order, and The Cellist. He is best known for his long-running thriller series starring spy and art restorer Gabriel Allon. Silva’s books are critically acclaimed bestsellers around the world and have been translated into more than 30 languages. He resides in Florida with his wife, television journalist Jamie Gangel, and their twins, Lily and Nicholas. For more information, visit danielsilvabooks.com.

Max Anderson graduated with a degree in art history from Dartmouth College, and went on to earn master’s and doctoral degrees from the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University. Former president of the Association of Art Museum Directors, he served for seven years as a curator in the Department of Greek and Roman Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, followed by almost 30 years as the director at five art museums, including Toronto’s Musée des beaux-arts de l’Ontario, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Dallas Museum of Art. Max is the president of Souls Grown Deep Foundation and Community Partnership, which is dedicated to promoting the work of Black artists from the South, and supporting their communities by fostering economic empowerment, racial and social justice, and educational advancement. He has known Daniel Silva for decades and has been among the author’s sources about the intricacies of the secretive art world.



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