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    ROBERT JENKINS ONDERDONK (American, 1853-1917)
    Untitled (Road)
    Oil on artist's board
    6-1/2 x 12 inches (16.5 x 30.5 cm)

    Born in Cantonsville, Maryland, Robert Jenkins Onderdonk attended the National Academy of Design and then enrolled in the Art Students League of New York in 1875, where he studied under William Merritt Chase. He traveled to San Antonio in 1878, where he taught and painted. In 1889, he moved to Dallas and accepted a salaried position with the Art Students League of Dallas. Then in 1896, he returned to San Antonio. He is the father of artist Robert Julian Onderdonk. A portrait, figure, landscape, and still-life painter, Robert Jenkins Onderdonk's work was shown in numerous exhibitions in San Antonio, Dallas, and Fort Worth. His paintings are in the collections of the Witte Museum, San Antonio, Dallas Museum of Art, and Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.


    Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000.

    Condition Report*: Two 1-1.5 inch hoizontal areas of paint loss to bottom central edge; bubbling under paint layer to upper right region with no paint loss.  UV exmaination revealed no inpainting or other additions.
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    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    20th Saturday
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