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A Portrait of Ann Arbor – Leon Makielski (1885-1974) Retrospective Showcase & Sale

05/03/2019 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Exhibition also available by appointment throughout May

Schmidt’s Antiques is pleased to announce a public presentation and sale of works by area artist Leon Makielski (1885-1974).

Starting with an open reception on Friday, May 3, 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 4, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, and continue each Saturday through the end of the month, or by appointment.

The selection of over 50 works predominantly features 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 4:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Opening Weekend Exhibition & Sale: Saturday, May 4th  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. & Sunday, May 5th 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

To learn more about this exhibition of Leon A. Makielski, please contact:

Schmidt’s Antiques

5138 W. Michigan Avenue

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

(T) 734-434-2660



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 six days a week, and also provides formal appraisal and estate sale services. For more information, please visit www.,, or


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Schmidt’s Antiques
5138 West Michigan Ave
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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