Guggenheim, Irene (1868–1954)

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Guggenheim, Irene (1868–1954)

American art collector and philanthropist. Name variations: Mrs. Solomon Guggenheim; Irene Rothschild. Born Irene Rothschild in New York City on December 16, 1868; died in New York City on November 25, 1954; daughter of Henry Rothschild (a merchant and broker); married Solomon R. Guggenheim (1861–1949), in 1895; sister-in-law of Olga H. and Florence S. Guggenheim ; children: Eleanor May Guggenheim (b. 1896, who married Arthur Stuart, earl of Castle Stewart); Gertrude R. Guggenheim (1898–1966); Barbara Josephine Guggenheim (1904, who married John R. Lawson-Johnston, Fred E. Wettach, Jr., and Henry Obre).

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