(1910 - 1973)
Porfirio Salinas was active/lived in Texas. Porfirio Salinas is known for landscape, structure, and genre painting.
Biography Porfirio Salinas
"Porfirio Salinas and the Hill Country Landscape"
By Jeffrey Morseburg
the years of the Great Depression through President Lyndon Johnson's
Great Society of the 1960s, Texan Porfirio Salinas (1910-1973) remained
one of the Lone Star State's most popular artists. Today, his works
remain popular with Texas collectors and those who love landscapes of
the beautiful "Hill Country" that lies in the center of the
state. One of the first Mexican-American painters to become
widely recognized for his art, Salinas was a favorite of President
Lyndon Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird Johnson, as well as of Sam
Rayburn, the longest-serving Speaker of the House of Representatives,
and Texas Governor John Connelly. In fact, Pr
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