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Title Oil portrait of John Schmalz of Hoboken, 1905
Object Name Painting
Catalog Number 2004.051.0025
Collection Schmalz Bakery Collection
Credit Gift of Leigh Schmalz.
Description Portrait of John Schmalz of Hoboken, 1905. Oil on canvas, 18" wide x 24" high.

Signed and dated by the artist at the front top right corner: R. Alex-Lüders, 1905.

Received framed as shown with attached picture light. Removed from frame; frame stored separately in frame dock.

Schmalz founded a Hoboken bakery business in 1867 that became John Smalz & Sons Bakery. It operated until the 1920's when it was purchased by the Continental Baking Company. See archives catalog 2004.051.0026 for an undated newspaper obituary with photo. He died at age 75 probably in the 1930's.
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Date 1905-1905
Year Range from 1905
Year Range to 1905
People Schmalz, John
Search Terms Schmalz Bakery
Clinton St.
Eighth St.
Grand St.
Model Bakery
Caption as received w/o light
Imagefile 029\20040510025-2.JPG
Classification Art
Business & Commerce