Sitting Profile, c. 1975
Beckett Fine Art Ltd., Oakville;
Private collection, Calgary
Born in Romania, Joe Rosenthal emigrated to Canada in 1927 and studied at the Ontario College of Art. From 1942 to 1945, he served in the Canadian Army. He produced sculptures as well as paintings and many of his works may be seen in public settings in eluding St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto and Odette Sculpture Park- Windsor. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Academy and the Ontario Society of Arts.