Born on 12.06.1892 in Amelies-Bains. Lived and worked in Paris. Student of Cormon. In 1936 he moved to Greece. Later in his career he was a well-known illustrator (he illustrated the books of Victor Hugo, Balzac etc.) and a director of the publishing house Éditions Grasset. His paintings can be found at the Museum of Modern Art in Paris and the Paris City Collection.
Salvat was s French soldier in WW1 in Macedonia, One work from that period, pair of watercolors titled “Prilep 1918” were sold by the auction house Jack-Phillipe Ruellan France (lot number 44) on 31.3.2012. His painting “The bay of Thessaloniki 1935” oil/panel, was sold by the auction house Pillon Callais, France (lot number 259) on 7/2/2000.