(1920 - 1963)
Lawrence Rothbort was active/lived in New York. Lawrence Rothbort is known for urban views, sport genre, portrait, and still life paintings.
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The following biography is from Harriet Semegram, dealer of the artist's work from 1954 to 1971:
Rothbort was born March 1920 in Brooklyn, New York. He was a model from
infancy for his father, American Impressionist Samuel Rothbort. A high
school dropout at 16, he sought various trades with each experience
ending in disappointment and dissatisfaction. In his late teens he
became an avid reader of philosophy, religion and mysticism which,
eventually, led him to become a moral vegetarian.
He was a
Pacifist and would not serve in World War II; a requirement for not
serving in the military was to work on American farms due to the
manpower shortage. He spent the year 1944 through 1945 living in the
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