Artwork by Samuel Borenstein,  White Flowers and Dark Background

Samuel Borenstein
White Flowers and Dark Background

oil on canvas
signed lower left; signed on the reverse; signed, titled and dated 1958 on the stretcher
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $18,000.00$14,000.00 - $18,000.00

Price Realized $22,420.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Private Collection, Winnipeg

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Samuel Borenstein
(1908 - 1969)

Sam Borenstein was a well-known Canadian painter. Born in Lithuania, Borenstein immigrated to Canada in 1921. During his forty-year career he painted numerous scenes of Montreal and Laurentian villages and Quebec landscapes bustling with human activity, using brilliant colours and exuberant brushwork. Borenstein was best known for his cityscapes and rural scenes, but also produced numerous portraits and still lifes.