(1857 - 1918)
George Edgar Ohr was active/lived in Mississippi. George Ohr is known for pottery-abstract and folk art.
Biography George Ohr
The following is from Ray Castello of American Art Collections:
George Edgar Ohr was born Sunday, July 12,1857, at 10 AM in Biloxi, Mississippi
and later christened George Edgar Ohr in the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer.
He married Josephine Gehring of New Orleans on September 15, 1886, in Biloxi.
and Josephine were the parents of 10 children. Their first child,
Ella Louise, died after just a few months and their son, Asa Eugene,
died before he reached the age of five. At some point, George
became interested in the fact that his abbreviated name, Geo., was
spelled with his initials. When his third child was born, he
named him Leo Ernest to correspond his first name and initials. The
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