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Edward Henry Potthast  American  1857 -1927
Born: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States 
Active: New York, New York, United States 
Studied: U Cincinnati School of Design / McMicken School of Design 
Royal Academy, Munich 
McMicken School of Design, Cincinnati, Ohio 
Examples of Work: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo 
Art Institute of Chicago 
Brooklyn Museum of Art 
Cincinnati Art Museum 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Tonalist
Subjects Known For: Landscapes
Beach Scenes
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One of a number of important American Impressionists to emerge from the burgeoning art milieu of Cincinnati at the turn of the century, Edward Potthast began his career as a lithographer in his hometown, working for the St... (More)

Edward H. Potthast studied intermittently at the McMicken School of Design between 1869 and 1887. He also worked as a lithography apprentice before traveling to Munich and Paris. When he returned to America he settled in... (More)

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