As the largest resource for exceptional portrait miniatures in America, Elle Shushan specializes in the full realm of the art. American, British and European miniatures on ivory, vellum and in enamel, ranging from the 16th through the 21st centuries are all represented in the extensive collection, available to be seen by appointment in a landmark building in Philadelphia, or at major antiques shows.

In addition to many notable private collectors, Elle Shushan works with outstanding museum collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Worcester Art Museum, MESDA and the Yale University Art Gallery.

Services provided include collection and investment guidance, auction advice, instruction and appraisals.

The firm is always interested in purchasing single miniatures or entire collections. A prompt response and confidentiality is assured.



















EXHIBITION AND LECTURE SCHEDULE

The Winter Antiques Show
January 23 - February 2, 2014
Park Avenue Armory, Park Avenue at 67th Street, New York City
www.WinterAntiquesShow.com

The Magazine Antiques & Elle Shushan present:
British Portrait Miniatures: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Author Cory Korkow will discuss her forthcoming book
January 25 at 5:00 pm, Park Avenue Armory, Tiffany Room
reception & book signing to follow in Elle Shushan's stand, Winter Antiques Show

Philadelphia Antiques Show
April 25 - 29
Philadelphia Convention Center, Hall F
http://thephiladelphiaantiquesshow.org

Masterpiece London
June 25 - July 2
South Grounds, Royal Hospital, Chelsea
http://masterpiecefair.com

Antiques in Manchester, The Collectors Fair
August 6 & 7
JFK Coliseum, Manchester, NH
http://antiquesinmanchester.com


PUBLICATIONS AND INTERVIEWS

The Look of Love:
Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection.

Essays by Graham C. Boettcher, Jo Manning and Elle Shushan



Side Portrait Painters: Differentiating the Da Lee Family ArtistsSide Portrait Painters: Differentiating the Da Lee Family Artists
by Joan R. Brownstein & Elle Shushan
The Magazine Antiques, July/August, 2011



What You Need To Know: British MiniaturesWhat You Need To Know: British Miniatures
by Elle Shushan
Art + Auction, March 2011



Informed Collecting: Portrait Miniatures of Children
by Elle Shushan
Antiques & Fine Art Magazine, Jan/Feb 2010



How America Found her Face: Portrait Miniatures in the New Republic
by Elle Shushan
The Magazine Antiques, April, 2009

At the Fairs - Interactive Feature - NYTimes.com

2008 Winter Antiques Show - Art Review - New York Times

"Portrait Miniatures" by Marion Laffey Fox, Southern Accents, September-October 2007

A Curiosity Shop With Stock to Covet From Around the World

"Small Wonders: An Introduction to Five Exquisite, Exotic and Enthralling Collecting Fields"
by Gregory Cerio. House & Garden, September 2006.

"The Art of Family: Genealogical Artifacts in New England"
D. Brenton Simons & Peter Benes, editors.
The Art of Family is an indispensable resource illuminating the world of decorative arts and its relationship to family history. This volume, published by The New England Historic Genealogical Society includes "Tokens of Sorrow: New England Portrait Miniatures and Mourning Jewelry" by Elle Shushan. A limited number of sealed copies available.

"The Art of High Living: Miniature Goldwork by John Ramage."
By Elle Shushan, Antiques & Fine Art Magazine

Elle Shushan
Philadelphia, PA
215-587-0000

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