Local lineage and the “Texas Tree of Art”…….is it important anymore?

Some time ago, I was at a meeting of early Texas art collectors and I was introduced to this real nice man. ¬†After a little small talk and as I walked away I heard the host of the party tell the person, “His father was Barney Delabano who studied with members of the “Dallas Nine,” … More Local lineage and the “Texas Tree of Art”…….is it important anymore?