COURTESY ISAAC RUDMAN

Betty and Isaac Rudman, who split their time between Santo Domingo and Miami Beach, made their money importing and manufacturing home appliances. They collect Latin American art, rare coins, and pre-Columbian art. They own paintings by Vicente Escobar, Amelia Pelàez, and Wilfredo Lam, as well as many other celebrated Latin American artists.

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Betty and Isaac Rudman

Location:
Dominican Republic

Source of wealth:
Imports; Manufacturing (home appliances)

Collecting area:
Latin American art; numismatics; pre-Columbian art

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Fun fact:

The rare coins in the Isaac Rudman Collection of Guatemala, which went to auction in 2013, were described by Heritage Auctions as “one the finest groupings of Guatemalan rarities to ever be sold.”