Edward Henry Potthast
(1857 - 1927)
Edward Henry Potthast was active/lived in New York, Ohio. Edward Potthast is known for shorescape genre and landscape painting, illustrations.
A painter most remembered most for his beach scenes of carefree
atmosphere, Edward Potthast was one of the significant 19th-century
American artists from Cincinnati, which at the time of his birth was a
burgeoning art center and a place of refuge for German immigrants
including the Potthast family.
He first studied at the McMicken
School of Design and at the Cincinnati Academy, and then went to Europe
briefly before becoming established in his native city as a
lithographer and illustrator.
In 1892, he moved to New York
City where he won the Clarke Prize at the National Academy of Design
and many other honors. In 1910, he was part of a Santa Fe
Railroad sponsored trip to the Grand Canyon that included Thomas
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