Portrait of E. G. Eisenlohr

MAKER:
Artist

Allie Victoria Tennant ( American, 1892 - 1971 )

DATE:
1950
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General Description

Sculpted when he was seventy-eight years old, this portrait commemorates Edward G. Eisenlohr's career as a pioneering Texas landscapist. It is also an example of an artist creating a portrait of a fellow artist. Both Allie Victoria Tennant and Eisenlohr are important figures in the history of art in Dallas and the evolution of the Dallas Museum of Art. She was a well-known, award-winning sculptor and teacher. He produced over one thousand drawings, prints, and paintings of the city and surrounding terrain in the first half of the 20th century.

Emily Schiller, Digital Content Coordinator, 2016.