Lot 170: PORTRAIT OF EDGAR EUGENE RAND (AMERICAN SCHOOL, EARLY 20TH CENTURY).
December 10, 2016
St. Louis, MO, USALive Auction
PORTRAIT OF EDGAR EUGENE RAND (AMERICAN SCHOOL, EARLY 20TH CENTURY).
Oil on canvas, signed and dated "Strauss 30" lower right. Half-length portrait of a distinguished man wearing a maroon tie with a pearl pin. 30.5"h. 25"w., period frame 37"h. 32"w.
Note: Born into a prominent St. Louis family, the sitter followed his father serving as President of the International Shoe Company in St. Louis, Missouri from 1950-1955. Also a member of the Board of Trustees of Barnes Hospital, now Barnes-Jewish Hospital now affiliated with Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.
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