Art: Iszo Koves

The most valuable modern painting offered for sale for a long time will be on view in New York next week.

It is a big picture (12 by 18 feet) and is expected to bring about $100,000. It is called Judaea Capta, or the Triumph of Titus. The painter, Iszo Koves, Hungarian, worked on it for 20 years, and spent 35 years gathering historical data. Then he died during the war, penni- less, leaving a destitute widow and children.

The Judaea Capta is a picture of Titus coming back to Rome with the spoils of...

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