Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed at lower left, presented in a period gilt frame with gallery plaque.
Stretcher size 20 x 30 in.; Frame dimensions 26 x 35 1/2 in.Property of Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, sold to support art collections care
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.
Stable craquelure to sky; faint stretcher marks; no evidence of restoration visible under UV light; some loss to surface finish of frame.
$8,000 - 12,000