Edward H. Potthast, "Summer" Oil Painting On
Edward H. Potthast, "Summer" oil painting on canvas. Canvas: 16"H x 12.25"W; Frame: 19.75"H x 15.5"W. Signed lower left, "E. Potthast". Edward Henry Potthast (American, 1857-1927) was most remembered for his beach scenes done late in his career. But in the 1880's during studies in Munich and Paris he became serious about painting the figure. Potthast was the first Cincinnati-based artist to work in the Impressionist mode. Accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Mary Ran.