Even though the true title of both works had been basically the Bride, many collectors typically relate to it as “The Polish Bride. ”
The initial portrait is an oil on canvas, painted by Boleslaw Cybis in 1937, showing a peasant girl on her behalf big day, enclosed by feminine friends and loved ones, putting on an enormous (one could even state explosive! ) top of plants atop her headpiece. The artwork itself is very big, calculating 47 3/8? high and 32 3/4? wide. Regrettably we cannot find any color pictures from it; this 1 arises from the 1970-71 exhibit catalog Cybis in Retrospect. During the time of that display, the artwork was at the number of the Dayton Art Institute in Ohio whom loaned it and in addition Cybis’ ‘Peasant Heads’ to the display. When it comes to complete reputation for this artwork, see Boleslaw Cybis Paintings.
Within the springtime of 1980 the Cybis studio issued an edition that is limited sculpture also known as The Bride, in a problem of 100 costing $6500. The version ended up being finished in 1982 at $7250. Regrettably some online vendors have chosen through to an incorrectly-claimed problem cost of $16,500 alternatively and has now been propagated virally as so often takes place. However in reality, that real $6500 problem cost in 1980 had been undoubtedly the greatest price that is retail Cybis had ever set. Before that, the most costly restricted version problems have been along with owl Koo Koos Koos (edition of 50) at $3250 in 1979 therefore the $3500 North American Indian Great Spirit ‘Wankan Tanka’ (edition of 200) that same 12 months. Continue reading