Malthe M. Hasselriis, Mrs. Edgar Bloom Stern (Edith Rosenwald), 1945, watercolor, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the American Society of Miniature Painters, 1965.30.14
Edith Rosenwald Stern (1895-1980) was the third child of Julius Rosenwald (1862-1932), who became president of Sears, Roebuck and Co. in 1908 and piloted the company to unparalleled merchandising power. In 1921 she married Edgar Bloom Stern (1886-1959), a businessman and philanthropist from a prominent New Orleans family. They raised their family in New Orleans at Longue Vue House and Gardens, a Greek Revival--style mansion with extensive gardens.
Mrs. Edgar Bloom Stern (Edith Rosenwald)
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sight 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (8.9 x 7.0 cm) oval
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Gift of the American Society of Miniature Painters
- Portrait female – Stern, Edgar B., Mrs. – bust
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