(Caracas 1887 - 1974)

Tito Salas (Británico Antonio Salas Díaz) is most known as painter of historical topics, although he was a talended landscaper as well. He is one of the artistst who contributed to development of modern art in Venezuela since 1900.

In 1911 he painted Triptich of Simon Bolivar, which is currently in the Federal Palace in Caracas. During the second decade of the XX century he painted among other works, La emigración a Oriente, El matrimonio de Bolívar y María Teresa, La expedición de los Cayos and El terremoto de 1812. In 1931 he finished his work in tje Bolivar's house and in 1931 he was commissioned to the National Pantheon, ended in 1942.