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Olmos Creek rises in the northwestern portion of San Antonio and runs southeast for fifteen miles. Artist Julian Onderdonk was born in San Antonio and at the age of sixteen he began studying with his father, Robert Jenkins Onderdonk. In 1906 he accepted a position organizing the State Fair of Texas annual exhibitions in Dallas. He returned to San Antonio in 1909 where he continued to paint in the city and its surrounding areas for the remainder of his life.
Artist: Julian Onderdonk (1882-1922)
Date: c. 1920
Medium: Paint on Board