Artwork by Samuel Borenstein,  Roy Street, Montreal

Samuel Borenstein
Roy Street, Montreal

oil on board
signed, titled and dated 1936 lower left
20 x 26 ins ( 50.8 x 66 cms )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00

Price Realized $4,720.00
Sale date: October 22nd 2019

Private Collection, Ontario

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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.