Theodore Gentilz
Mission Espada ◊ San Antonio, Texas c.1868

 in the Art of Theodore Gentilz


     Jean Louis Theodore Gentilz (1819-1906)
was born in France and studied art at the Imperial School of Mathematics and Drawing in Paris.

     Gentilz moved to Texas in 1844 as a surveyor employee of Henri Castro, the founder of the colonist community of Castroville. He taught art at his home and at the St. Mary's School of Art from its founding in 1852.

     He is best known for his genre paintings of the multicultural San Antonio area and historically accurate renderings of the people, missions and buildings in Texas, as well as scenes in New Mexico and Mexico.

      We buy and sell fine examples by this Texas Artist and have been a dealer since 1988; buying, selling and specializing in works by Theodore Gentilz along with other important Texas Artists.

     Always looking to purchase fine examples of Theodore Gentilz's Texas scenes.  Please call or email to discuss your painting and obtaining a
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