Details for Gould-Onderdonk House (Atlas Number 5507013355)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5507013355


Marker Number 13355
Atlas Number 5507013355
Marker Title Gould-Onderdonk House
Index Entry Gould-Onderdonk House
Address 128 W French Place
City San Antonio
County Bexar
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 549013
UTM Northing 3257978
Subject Codes artists
Marker Year 1973
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size 18" x 28"
Marker Text Home of distinguished Texas artists. In 1878, Robert J. Onderdonk (1852-1917), a noted landscape and portrait painter, gave impetus to the realistic style of painting in Texas by settling in San Antonio. Parents of his bride, Emily Gould, built this house in 1882. Here the artists' children were born and pursued their careers, keeping open house for painters. His son Julian (1882-1922) was an honored painter if impressionistic landscapes. Daughter Eleanor (1884-1964) a well-known miniaturist, art curator of the Witte Museum, 1927-1958. Mrs. L. H. Onderdonk, widow of a second son, has preserved the house. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1973


Gould-Onderdonk House
Gould-Onderdonk House