‘Birth/Nativity at Lowicz’ Mother and Baby by Cybis

‘Birth/Nativity at Lowicz’ Mother and Baby by Cybis

Most Cybis collectors are familiar with the piece colloquially known as The Polish Bride, which was based on a 1937 oil painting by Boleslaw Cybis, but until recently I was unaware that the studio produced a second sculpture based on a different – but strikingly similar – painting. Unlike The Bride, whose origins and production [...]

Three Mystery 1960s Cybis Sculptures

Three Mystery 1960s Cybis Sculptures

One of the aims of this web site is to eventually catalogue all of the Cybis studio’s designs – a rather daunting prospect when one considers that very few records were kept during their first decade. After Marylin Chorlton took over the studio at the end of the 1950s, things became more organized but their [...]

Five Cybis for Mothers’ Day

Five Cybis for Mothers’ Day

Here are five Cybis designs in honor of Mothers' Day and of moms everywhere.‘First Born’, Virginia Dare is 8" high overall. On August 18, 1587, Virginia Dare became the first baby born on American soil to British parents. She was born on Roanoke Island which was part of the Virginia Colony for which she was [...]