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Porfirio Salinas (1910-1973)
Bluebonnet Mural, c.1943
Oil/remounted on honeycomb panel
42 x 100in.
Signed lower left: Porfirio Salinas
United States Army; Hart Galleries, Houston, Texas

This epic bluebonnet painting is documented in Porfirio Salinas, by Ruth Goddard. After being drafted into the army during World War II, Salinas was allowed to continue to paint while garrisoned at the army base. (From Chapter 2, "Salinas and Uncle Sam") Originally located in the mess hall, this mural-sized painting was removed from the wall in its original location, restored, and remounted on honeycomb panel. A complete restoration and condition report is available. Please contact Heritage Texas Art for report details.

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New frame, excellent condition

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Service and Handling Description: Framed (view shipping information)

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October, 2005
1st Saturday
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