Sotheby’s will offer Property from the Collection of Dr. Hilary Koprowski and Dr. Irena Koprowska across a series of sales in 2015. Noted for their significant contributions to 20th Century medical sciences, including fights against polio and cancer, the Drs. Koprowskis were also a couple devoted to the arts with a fervent passion for Dutch and Italian 17th Century paintings and drawings. They displayed their collection in their home with the paintings housed in a special gallery and the drawings lining the walls of their library. Works from the couple’s collection will be offered during the Master Paintings, Old Master & British Drawings and Contemporary Art Day sales in New York and London. Born in Warsaw in 1916, Hilary Koprowski’s love of the arts began during his childhood and a fondness for science was cultivated during his simultaneous studies at Warsaw Conservatory and Warsaw University. This is when

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