Mrs. Edgar Bloom Stern (Edith Rosenwald)

  • 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

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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.

Title
Mrs. Edgar Bloom Stern (Edith Rosenwald)
Artists
Date
1945
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (8.9 x 7.0 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the American Society of Miniature Painters

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Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – Stern, Edgar B., Mrs. – bust
Object Number
1965.30.14
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