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

Dominican Republic

Source of wealth:
Imports and manufacturing (home appliances)

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

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Fun fact:

One of the big players in the rare coin trade, the Isaac Rudman Collection of Guatemala, which went to auction in 2013, was described by Heritage Auctions as “one the finest grouping of Guatemalan rarities to ever be sold at auction.”