Thursday, October 29, 2015

A Night not to be Missed at "Texas Vintage" at J.R. Mooney Galleries-Boerne, TX

"Texas Vintage"
Art Exhibition Highlights


*** These are only a few the over 50 selections of Texas Vintage and fine art assortments within the exhibition. The images are samples of the quality, diversification and prestige of this monumental exhibition. Many include archival provenance (stickers, labels, inscriptions, etc.) on the canvas and panel backing, adding valuable information to the fine art investment.


Porfirio Salinas
"Fall Landscape"
oil on canvas
36" x 30"

Julian Onderdonk
"Mission San Juan"
pen & ink on paper
7.5" x 9"

"Texas Fall"
W.A. Slaughter
oil on canvas
20" x 24"

G. Harvey
"Spring Reflection"
oil on canvas
24" x 30"
Dated 1965

Dalhart Windberg
"Up Late"
oil on panel
8" x 10"


F.L. (Doc) Spellmon
"That Day"
Mixed media on panel
28" x 22"

Lloyd Lozes Goff
watercolor & guache on paper
11" x 15"

**Provenance of the Whitney Museum of American Art
1954 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture, Watercolors & Drawings exhibition
March 15- April 18, 1954


John W. Orth
"Afternoon Rider"
oil on canvas
9" x 12"

***includes name plate and artist label on back of canvas



Join the J.R. Mooney Galleries of Fine Art - Boerne on Saturday Nov. 7, 2015 from 4 pm to 8 pm for an exciting evening of Fine Art in “Texas Vintage”. 

The artworks in “Texas Vintage” are a curated selection of long-established fine art artists that includes aftermarket originals by G. Harvey, Porfirio Salinas, W.A. Slaughter, Jose Vives-Atsara, Joe Peacock, Robert Wood, Billy Saathoff, Santa Duran, Helen Hunter, and many Texas favorites.



The genre of Texas Vintage Art has recently been the topic of discussion in regional and national auction houses, among private collectors, and fine art appraisers. With a few highly successful and much anticipated aftermarket auctions in both Texas and New Mexico, a small cohort of Texas artists have seen an increase in the demand of works dating from the mid 1950’s to the 1990’s. 

In “Texas Vintage”, J.R Mooney Galleries of Fine Art is proud to curate a powerful selection of artworks that give us a glimpse of the dynamic force of Texas Vintage Art.  Pulling from multiple sources and collections, the gallery will showcase masterpieces, unique acquisitions, and rare fine art in this ‘not to be missed’ exhibition of Vintage Texas Art.


"This is a one night only affair
featuring coveted troves from
regional, national and international
acclaimed Texas artists....
An event not to be missed!!!!!"



G. (Gerald) Harvey, one of the most regionally recognized artists of western nostalgia, recently reached a new aftermarket auction record in April 2015 at $400,000.00. With an average ceiling of $150,000 - $200,00.00 for his signature western paintings, “TX”  will be showcasing his earlier landscape paintings from circa 1950’s as well as select paintings from his traditional cowboy/ranch hand/West Texas Oil varieties. Accompanying this selection of highly collectable, midcentury work will be “ready-to-hang” framed reproductions on canvas and paper from Somerset Publishing; all framed by J.R. Mooney Galleries. 

Jose Vives-Atsara, one of San Antonio’s most celebrated Spanish artists will be represented with a body of still life paintings, landscape, and floral paintings; bringing to light artwork from the archived collection of the gallery and exhibit portions of the after-market collection that have not been seen in over 20 years.

Porfirio Salinas, an Early Texas landscape painter who gained international recognition for his stylistic depictions of the Texas Hill Country and in particular the bluebonnets, was a favorite painter of President Lyndon Johnson who hung five of Salinas’s bluebonnet paintings in the White House - three in the bedrooms and two for the study.  “TX” will include multiple selections of Salinas’s Texas Hill Country landscapes spanning several seasons and eras.

Other selections of Texas Hill Country aesthetic, Western selections, Bronze reliefs and sculptures, bluebonnet depictions will include artworks by W.A. Slaughter, Billy Saathoff, Santa Duran, Helen Hunter, and many other Texas favorites.

**** Hors d'Oeuvres and wine selections from the Boerne Wine Company will be provided for attending gallery patrons.

Live music selections by "Two for the Road"****


J.R. Mooney Galleries of Fine Art is a full service Fine Art Retail Gallery, specializing in Texas Vintage, Local & Regional, and Contemporary Art; coupled with a world renowned custom frame shop.

J.R. Mooney Galleries for Fine Art was founded in San Antonio, Texas in 1947 by Joe and Adelle Mooney. Emerging as Modern Paint Company in 1947, with the largest selection of professional artist grade art supplies in San Antonio, the Mooney family eventually expanded their business.  Modern Paint Company became J.R. Mooney Galleries of Fine Art to showcase local, regional and international artists while diving into custom framing, artist representation and other unique attributes.  J.R. Mooney Galleries of Fine Art has metamorphosed again with an identity reflective of over a half-century existence; becoming custom framing experts and specializing in an array of museum quality art services.  J.R. Mooney Galleries is currently providing fine art services at their signature Broadway address in San Antonio, and Boerne locations.  J.R. Mooney Galleries of Fine Art has provided framing services for every American President since John Kennedy and every Texas Governor since John Connally. The galleries have also supplied the Vatican, the Royal Palace in Madrid, Queen Beatrix of Holland, as well as major collections and collectors in Europe, Asia, South America and Australia.

J.R. Mooney Galleries of Fine Art
8302 Broadway St.
 San Antonio, TX 78209
(210) 828-8214
305 S. Main St
San Antonio, TX 78006
(830) 816-5106

Gallery Hours: San Antonio – Mon. – Sat. 10 am – 6 pm / Boerne – Tues. – Sat. 10 am – 5 pm
Admission is open to the public and FREE


J.R. Mooney Galleries of Fine Art, Boerne

“Texas Vintage” – Art Exhibition

Nov. 7, 2015 4pm – 8 pm

JR Mooney Galleries, Boerne
305 S. Main St Boerne, TX 78006   ph. 830-816-5106


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