(1882 - 1971)
Samuel Rothbort was active/lived in New York. Samuel Rothbort is known for flower still life and cityscape painting, wood sculpture, folk art.
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The following information is from Harriet R. Semegram Barry, who was Samuel and Lawrence Rothbort's legitimate dealer using the name Albert Barry & Associates from 1955 through 1971.
Samuel Rothbort was born November 1882 in Volkovisk, White Russia. His father was a scholar and his mother was the breadwinner, operating a flour and grain stand. Samuel worked during his youth as a Cantor and traveled to various towns and villages gaining many impressions of Jewish life. Poverty, as well as the political unrest led him to becoming a Bundist (Jewish Socialist Movement) for a very short time. The political unrest of the times led to his immigration to America in 1904.
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