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PORFIRIO SALINAS (American, 1910-1973)
Texas Summer
Oil on canvas
30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm)
Signed lower left: Porfirio Salinas

Born in Bastrop, Texas, the son of tenant farmers, Salinas began assisting Robert Wood about 1925. He accompanied Wood and Jose Arpa on plein air sketching trips in the hills surrounding San Antonio. By 1930, Salinas began to paint on his own in an Impressionistic style using fairly heavy impastos as seen in Texas Summer.

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Presents very well in a gold gilt frame. Original canvas. No apparent condition issues to note. No restoration visible when examined under UV. Framed Dimensions 38 X 48 Inches

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Auction Dates
May, 2013
11th Saturday
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