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    EDWARD EISENLOHR (1872-1961)
    Untitled Snow Scene
    Oil on artistboard
    10 x 14 inches (25.4 x 35.6 cm)
    Signed lower right

    Edward Eisenlohr began his art studies with Frank Reaugh and Robert Jenkins Onderdonk. In Woodstock he studied with Birge Harrison, and also at the Art Students League in New York. In 1907-1908, he went to Germany to study with Gustav Schonleber. While there he also enrolled in the Granducal Academy of Fine Arts.

    Upon returning, Eisenlohr devoted full time to art (he had left his position working for a Dallas bank in 1907). For the better part of the next twenty years Edward Eisenlohr and Frank Reaugh were the most accomplished artists in North Texas. Eisenlohr exhibited widely and his credits include the Pan American Exposition, San Francisco World's Fair, American Watercolor Society, Cincinnati Art Museum, Art Institute of Chicago, Corcoran Gallery of Art, National Academy of Design, Southern States Art League Circuit Exhibitions, the Edgar B. Davis Wildflower Competition, Museum of Modern Art, Oakland Art Museum, Texas Centennial Exposition, New York World's Fair, the Museum of Fine Arts Santa Fe, and museums/exhibitions across the state of Texas.

    In this snow scene, Eisenlohr expertly manipulates the heavily impastoed paint with both brush and palette knife, resulting in a scene of a heavy snowstorm with partial white-out conditions. His choice of primarily "cool" colors (grays, greens, and blues) gives the painting an icy feel.

    Provenance:
    Acquired by descent from the artist by the present owner


    Condition Report*: Excellent condition. Period frame in excellent condition.
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    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
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