Philadelphia Antiques Show( Piccolo Art) Piccolo Art the leading dealer in Portrait and Portrait miniatures is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting for the first time in Philadelphia. The Armory show is a great venue for our art work.
News-Antique.com - Mar 30,2009 - The Philadeplphia Antiques week is made up of two shows and a number of exhibits. The shows run the 18th to the 21st of April.
The week also has two exhibits the first being
Patriots and Presidents:
Philadelphia Portrait Miniatures, 1760-1860
2009 Loan Exhibit
The 2009 featured loan exhibit, Patriots and Presidents: Philadelphia Portrait Miniatures, 1760-1860, will chronicle more than a century of portrait miniatures, including those of Benjamin Franklin, Philadelphia's most famous citizen, as well as former presidents and patriots. A collection of small, portable portraits depicting early Philadelphia's most prominent figures celebrates Philadelphia's history as the center of American government and commerce in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Ivory, oil on copper, and watercolor miniatures of early American presidents and historical figures will be displayed in an exceptional museum-quality exhibit.
This year, Barn Star Productions is proud to feature an unprecedented look into one of our country's most significant privately held collections, the First Troop Philadelphia City Calvary Armory Museum. Located on the second floor of The 23rd Street Armory Antiques Show, the museum features military artifacts, regalia and equestrian outfitting, presenting a rare visual history of the Troop from its founding in 1774 to modern times.
In addition, the museum displays an excellent portrait collection featuring works by Peale, Waugh and other fine artists. Special exhibits featuring military musical instruments are also on display.
Join us for Antiques Week in Philadelphia at The 23rd Street Armory Antiques Show and complimentary museum tour