Rose Schneiderman (1884-1972)

Object Number: 
1947.186
Date: 
c. 1945
Medium: 
Colored chalk and touches of watercolor on ochre paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 x 19 1/2 in. ( 58.4 x 49.5 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "Enit Kaufman"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in graphite: "Enit Kaufman"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
For many years the president of the National Women's Trade Union League, Rose Schneiderman was a crusader for improved conditions for the American working woman through union organizations, education, and legislation. Long a friend of Eleanor and Franklin D. Roosevelt, Miss Schneiderman was appointed to the National Recovery Administration, and in 1937 was named secretary of the New York State Department of Labor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Enit Kaufman
Provenance: 
Enit Kaufman and Dorothy Canfield Fisher, American Portraits (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1946)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group