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Rudolph Bunner
Date: 1860 - 1931
Remarks: Resided New York City (1883-98) and Great Kills, NY (1910). The brother of Andrew Fisher Bunner, Rudolph Bunner was an artist and illustrator as well. Born in NYC in 1860, he became a member of the Salmagundi Club when he was 20 yeaers old. Nothing has been learned about his artistic traiing. Bunner worked in New York from around 1880-1906, when he exhibited irregularly at the National Academy of Design. He moved to Ridgefield, CT in about 1906, and did not reestablish a studio in New York until the ealry 1920s. He also had a home a Great Kills, Staten Island. In the early 1900s, Buynner made illustrations and wrote poetry for the children's magazine, St. Nicholas. Later in his career, he resided at the Salmagundi Club. In 1926, a one-man show of Bunner's works were exhibited at the Ainslie Gallery on Fifth Avenue. He died in New York on February 16, 1931.