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Edward Potthast

 (1857 - 1927)
Edward Henry Potthast was active/lived in New York, Ohio.  Edward Potthast is known for shorescape genre and landscape painting, illustrations.

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Edward Potthast


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 M  ...  Displaying 750 of 14303 characters.



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About  Edward Potthast

Born:  1857 - Cincinnati, Ohio
Died:   1927 - New York City
Known for:  shorescape genre and landscape painting, illustrations