Dana Pyle’s Howard Pyle Miniatures

January 14, 2012 - March 4, 2012

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Miniature diorama of “The Attack upon the Chew House,” 2008.  Original painting by Howard Pyle (1853-1911),  illustration for “The Story of the Revolution,” by Henry Cabot Lodge, in Scribner’s Magazine, June 1898.  Delaware Art Museum, Museum Purchase, 1912. | Dana J. Pyle, Jr. | Mixed media | Lent by the artist

Miniature diorama of “The Buccaneer Was a Picturesque Fellow,” 2008.  Original painting by Howard Pyle (1853-1911), illustration for “The Fate of a Treasure Town,” by Howard Pyle, in Harper’s Monthly Magazine, December 1905. Delaware Art Museum, Museum Purchase, 1912. | Dana J. Pyle, Jr. | Mixed media | Lent by the artist

Dana J. Pyle, Jr., a local artist and distant descendant of famed illustrator Howard Pyle, is a Masterpieces in Miniature fan favorite. In 2012, eight of Dana’s riveting one-inch to one-foot scale miniatures inspired by Howard Pyle paintings had an exhibition all their own.

 

Organizer & Sponsors

Dana Pyle’s Howard Pyle Miniatures was organized by the Delaware Art Museum.

This exhibition is made possible, in part, by grants from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. Delaware Division of the Arts