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    ELEANOR ROGERS ONDERDONK (American, 1886-1986)
    Flowers in a Blue Vase
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 22 inches (76.2 x 55.9 cm)
    Signed lower right: Eleanor Onderdonk

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    By descent to the artist's grand-niece, Eleanor Gould Onderdonk Limpert.

    San Antonio native, Eleanor Rogers Onderdonk was the daughter of artist Robert J. Onderdonk and the sister of artist Julian Onderdonk. Beginning in 1913, she studied at the Art Students League of New York with George Bridgeman, John C. Johansen, and Lucia Fairchild Fuller, and later studied landscape painting with John F. Carlson at Woodstock, N.Y. She began exhibiting at the San Antonio Art League as early as 1912, and her works were also included in shows at the State Fair of Texas, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and the Southern State Arts League. Eleanor Onderdonk later became curator of art at the Witte Museum in San Antonio from 1927 to 1958.

    Flowers in a Blue Vase by Eleanor Rogers Onderdonk, along with the following lots by Julian Onderdonk come from the collection of Julian's grand-daughter, Eleanor Gould Onderdonk Limpert. They include paintings, plein-air oil sketches, pencil sketches, drawings, and diagrams which give fascinating insights into Julian's artistic process, revealing the staggering amounts of planning, preparation, and skill needed to create his major landscape paintings. That they can stand alone as compelling artworks is another testament to his talent.





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    October, 2014
    18th Saturday
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