Schmidt's Antiques is pleased to announce a public presentation and sale of works by area artist Leon Makielski (1885-1974) entitled "A Portrait of Ann Arbor"
Starting with an open reception on Friday, May 3rd, Schmidt’s Michigan Art Gallery will feature a preview of the collection from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The public sale and exhibition will commence Saturday, May 4th, from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, and continue each Saturday through the end of the month, or by appointment.
The selection includes over fifty works, directly from the family, many never before offered for sale. Featuring Midwestern landscapes and cityscapes, showcasing numerous images of Ann Arbor, as well as portraits, including his notable depiction of bridge builder Ralph Modjeski, and perhaps one of his most famous portraits, Mrs. Penelope Peterson. Schmidt’s is proud to represent the heirs of this eminent American artist with such close ties to the great state of Michigan and the Ann Arbor area.
Please join us:
Reception: Friday, May 3rd 5:00-9:00 pm
Public Viewing & Sale: Saturday, May 4th -Sunday, May 5th 9:00-5:00 pm
To learn more about this exhibition of Leon A. Makielski, please contact:
5138 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, Mi 48197
(E) [email protected]
About Schmidt's Antiques:
Since 1911, Schmidt's Antiques has been recognized as a premier establishment for buying and selling fine art & antiques in SE Michigan. While primarily selling through monthly auctions, this fifth-generation family business has a retail gallery open 6 days a week, and also provides formal appraisal and estate sale services. For more information, please visit: www. Schmidt'sAntiques.com, MichiganArtGallery.com, or facebook.com/SchmidtsAntiques