“Save the Rosenbergs Rally.”

Auction 90 | Tuesday, July 21st, 2020 at 1:00pm
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Graphic & Ceremonial Arts

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Lot 36

“Save the Rosenbergs Rally.”

Oil on panel. Signed lower right “V. Penn.” (Tennis scene on verso). 15 x 20 inches (38 x 51 cm).

Est: $800 - $1,200
Based upon the appearance of the English “bobby” policemen on the far left of this scene, it appears to be taking place in England. Might very well be Speaker’s Corner, Hyde Park, London. Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were American-Jews convicted of espionage on behalf of the Soviet Union. The couple were executed, amidst much controversy, by the federal government of the United States, in 1953.