Seymour Rosenthal’s Art

20th Century Impressionist art with a focus on Judaic spirituality, culture and life, combined with the struggle of the working class American during the Great Depression.

 

Color Lithographs in Auction


The Bird Feeders

13/250
Lithograph
Art – 23″ x 17 “
Canvas – 25 3/4 ” x 19 3/4″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $550

Seymour loved everything dear in this world, including nature. He would often enjoy feeding the birds with his wife Frances, as they’d enjoy a nice walk in the park nearby their home. These were the innocent and precious moments that meant so much to him.

Holiday Shopping

247/250
Lithograph
Art – 21″ x 14″
Canvas – 25″ x 19″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $500

Seymour’s immigrant grandparents living in the US are so proud to be able to celebrate the holidays without the fear of being persecuted. They take a casual stroll home from the market preparing to celebrate Passover. The bottle of wine is placed on his heart, and the cherry tree signifies the sweetness of a safe life. 



The Pickle Lady

114/250
Lithograph
Art – 23 1/2″ X 17″
Canvas – 26″ x 20″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $525

Here, we can see the Pickle Lady; another of Seymour’s memories being recreated. Regularly seen on the streets of the lower east side of Manhattan, the Pickle Lady would work hard all day trying to make ends meet. 

The Sweet Potato Lady

36/60
Lithograph
Art – 21″ X 15 1/2″
Canvas – 26″ x 20 3/4″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $525

Growing up on the Lower Eastside of Manhattan during the Great Depression, Seymour witnessed many people enduring hardships. Here, we can see a weathered old woman selling sweet potatoes on a street corner, doing whatever she can to help her family make ends meet. Pieces like this would go on to be a common theme in Seymour’s work. 



The Philosophers

75/250
Lithograph
Art – 14″ X 19 1/2″
Canvas – 19 3/4″ x 25 3/4″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $550

Seymour loved capturing moments of people becoming close with their connection to God and religion. In this picture, we can see three wise men studying the Torah, forever trying to better themselves in the ways of Judaism.

In The Park

102/250
Lithograph
Art – 22″ X 16 1/2″
Canvas – 26″ x 19 3/4″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $525

The lake in Kissena park (Flushing, Queens) was a regular place to visit for both Seymour and his wife. They loved to spend the day relaxing as they watched people enjoying themselves.



Shabbat Shalom Sabbath Peace

247/250
Lithograph
Art – 21″ x 14″
Canvas – 25″ x 19″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $525

The woman featured here is believed to be Seymour’s mother-in-law, preparing to welcome the Sabbath. Seymour always cherished the day of rest, and loved to watch his family partake in it’s observance. Those same candlestick holders remained with Seymour for the rest of his life.

Moses

35/250
Lithograph
Art – 17 1/2″ x 22″
Canvas – 21 1/4″ x 26″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $575

Moses and the 10 commandments always remained a strong focal point for Seymour’s art. The message from God was said to be the key to all of humanity’s problems. 



 

Papa’s World

54/250
Lithograph
Art – 19 3/4″ x 13 1/2″
Canvas – 23 1/4″ x 17″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $525

This is a picture of David Friedlander, Seymour’s father in law; a man he had tremendous respect for. In this picture, Seymour captured David enjoying himself in his favorite rocking chair while playing his violin.

My Father’s Book 

221/250
Lithograph
Art – 21 1/2″ x 15″
Canvas – 26″ x 20″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $600

Seymour’s interpretation of his love and admiration for the 10 commandments are shown in this piece. Here, we can see a man (perhaps Seymour’s father) in peace and bliss, as he is surrounded by the comforts of Judaism, guided by the prayers within his siddur that he holds so dear.



Barney’s Lunch

70/250
Lithograph
Art – 16 1/4″ x 23″
Canvas – 19 3/4″ x 26″
Date: 1970’s

Early Bird Price: $600

While the cost of a sack of fruit is being discussed between patron and merchant , a horse name Barney who is not privy to such details, snatches a free bite for himself.

The Treasure Seeker

176/250
Lithograph
Art – 23 1/2″ x 17″
Canvas – 26 1/4″ x 20″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $525

A timeless image of a homeless American citizen rummaging through a trash can searching for anything that can be of use to her. She finds a newspaper with the caption “Great Society.”



The Toy Man

8/250
Lithograph
Art – 22 1/2″ x 15 3/4″
Canvas – 25 3/4″ x 19 1/2″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $525

The toyman always had a smile on his face. He would bring joy to the children of the lower east side of Manhattan. His balloons always had something positive to say, regardless of how difficult the times were. Seymour would often remind his family and friends that these hard working people were happy to be alive and well, despite working hard and being paid small.

Merry Go Round

321/350
Lithograph
Art – 16 3/4 ” x 22 1/2″
Canvas – 20″ ” 26″
Date: 1970’s

Early Bird Price: $525

The merry-go-round was a place of happiness in a world that was full of challenges and rough times.  Seymour had fond memories of getting a chance to ride on the merry-go-round, but equally as fond were the memories of other children laughing and enjoying themselves as well.


The Bird Feeders

13/250
Lithograph
Art – 23″ x 17 “
Canvas – 25 3/4 ” x 19 3/4″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $550

Seymour loved everything dear in this world, including nature. He would often enjoy feeding the birds with his wife Frances, as they’d enjoy a nice walk in the park nearby their home. These were the innocent and precious moments that meant so much to our grandfather.


Holiday Shopping

247/250
Lithograph
Art – 21″ x 14″
Canvas – 25″ x 19″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $500

Seymour’s immigrant grandparents living in the US are so proud to be able to celebrate the holidays without the fear of being persecuted. They take a casual stroll home from the market preparing to celebrate Passover. The bottle of wine is placed on his heart, and the cherry tree signifies the sweetness of a safe life. 


The Pickle Lady

114/250
Lithograph
Art – 23,5″ X 17″
Canvas – 26″ x 20″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $525

Here, we can see the Pickle Lady; another of Seymour’s memories being recreated. Regularly seen on the streets of the lower east side of Manhattan, the Pickle Lady would work hard all day trying to make ends meet. 


Barney's Lunch

70/250
Lithograph
Art – 16 1/4″ x 23″
Canvas – 19 3/4″ x 26″
Date: 1970’s

Early Bird Price: $600

While the cost of a sack of fruit is being discussed between patron and merchant , a horse name Barney who is not privy to such details , snatches a free bite for himself.


The Toy Man

8/250
Lithograph
Art – 22 1/2″ x 15 3/4″
Canvas – 25 3/4″ x 19 1/2″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $525

The toyman always had a smile on his face. He would bring joy to the children of the lower east side of Manhattan. His balloons always had something positive to say, regardless of how difficult the times were. Seymour would often remind his family and friends that these hard working people were happy to be alive and well, despite working hard and being paid small.


The Treasure Seeker

176/250
Lithograph
Art – 23 1/2″ x 17″
Canvas – 26 1/4″ x 20″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $525

A timeless image of a homeless American citizen rummaging through a trash can searching for anything that can be of use to her . She finds a newspaper with the caption “Great Society.”


My Father's Book

221/250
Lithograph
Art – 21 1/2″ x 15″
Canvas – 26″ x 20″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $600

Seymour’s interpretation of his love and admiration for the 10 commandments are shown in this piece. Here, we can see a man (perhaps Seymour’s father) in peace and bliss, as he is surrounded by the comforts of Judaism, guided by the prayers within his siddur that he holds so dear.


Papa's World

54/250
Lithograph
Art – 19 3/4″ x 13 1/2″
Canvas – 23 1/4″ x 17″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $525

This is a picture of David Friedlander, my Grandfather’s father in law; a man he had tremendous respect for. In this picture, Seymour captured David enjoying himself in his favorite rocking chair while playing his violin..


Shabbat Shalom Sabbath Peace

247/250
Lithograph
Art – 21″ x 14″
Canvas – 25″ x 19″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $525

I believe the woman featured here is Seymour’s mother-in-law preparing to welcome the Sabbath. He would always tell us how he cherished the day of rest, and loved to watch his family partake in it’s observance. Those same candlestick holders remained with him for the rest of his life.


In The Park

102/250
Lithograph
Art – 22″ X 16 1/2″
Canvas – 26″ x 19 3/4″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $525

The lake in Kissena park (Flushing, Queens) was a regular place to visit for our grandparents. They loved to spend the day relaxing as they watched people enjoying themselves..


The Philosophers

75/250
Lithograph
Art – 14″ X 19 1/2″
Canvas – 19 3/4″ x 25 3/4″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $550

Seymour loved capturing moments of people becoming close with their connection to God and religion. In this picture, we can see three wise men studying the Torah, forever trying to better themselves in the ways of Judaism.


The Sweet Potato Lady

36/60
Lithograph
Art – 21″ X 15 1/2″
Canvas – 26″ x 20 3/4″
Date: 1960’s

Early Bird Price: $525

Growing up on the Lower Eastside of Manhattan during the Great Depression, our grandfather witnessed many people enduring hardships. Here, we can see a weathered old woman selling sweet potatoes on a street corner, doing whatever she can to help her family make ends meet. Pieces like this would go on to be a common theme in Seymour’s work. 


Merry Go Round

321/350

Lithograph

Art- 16 3/4 ” x 22 1/2″              

Canvas – 20″ ” 26″       

Date:  1970s

Early Bird Price: $525

The merry-go-round was a place of happiness in a world that was full of challenges and rough times.  Seymour had fond memories of getting a chance to ride on the merry-go-round, but equally as fond were the memories of other children laughing and enjoying themselves as well.


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