Lot 307
Porforio Salinas (Texas, 1910-1973), Bluebonnets in the Hills
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed at lower left, inscribed "X520" on the verso, presented in a period gilt frame with bramble berry motif and featuring a linen liner and gilt fillet.

Stretcher size 16 x 20 in.; Frame dimensions 23.5 x 27.5 in.

From the Collection of Ethel Christian Bohnet, San Antonio, Texas

Texas born, Porfirio Salinas received his artistic training under the tutelage of an English painter and artist supplier based in San Antonio, Robert William Wood. Salinas is best known for his Texas landscapes, which were highly sought after by Texans and tourists alike. Salinas' reputation was further enhanced in the early 1960s following the patronage of future President Lyndon B. Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird Johnson.

Very good estate condition.

$8,000 - 12,000