Filled with works by artists such as Zbigniew Makowski, Jan Cybis, and Alexander Kobzdej, the Stephens collection presents a midcentury capsule of Poland’s modernists with many of the works being eventually exhibited or included in European and American publications and exhibitions. Once of the works featured in the sale, “Nucleus,” a striking oil by Z. Makowski (lot 70, $10/15,000), was acquired by Stephens after he won a bidding war for the painting against the Museum of Modern Art in New York
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