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Edward Gustav Eisenlohr is known as a lithographer, writer and lecturer, but most importantly, as a painter of subjects and scenes in Texas, and Taos and Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1872 and moved with his family to Oak Cliff, Texas in 1874. At the age of 14, he and his family moved to Europe where he studied in Karlsruhe, Grand Duchy of Baden, and Zurich, Switzerland. Approximately two years later, Eisenlohr returned to Dallas, Texas to work in a bank. During this time he studied under Frank Reaugh and Robert Jenkins Onderdonk, and he also spent time in Woodstock, New York as a student of Birge Harrison. Eisenlohr left the bank in 1907 to devote himself to paint full time and attended summer school at the Art Students League of New York and returned to Europe to study with Gustave Schonleber in Germany followed by studies at the Granducal Academy Fine Arts. Eisenlohr toured and painted in the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Upon returning to Dallas, Texas, Eisenlohr established himself as a painter, and he also lectured on art topics. He died in Dallas, Texas. Reference: askart.com

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