Eternal Summer: The Art of Edward Henry Potthast

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Offering fresh insight into the art of Edward Henry Potthast (1857?1927), Eternal Summer features over one hundred works, covering the full range of the artist?s oeuvre. Potthast?s famous beach scenes are considered within the wider scope of his art, from his early portrayals of European agricultural laborers to his stunning landscapes and less well-known portraits and nudes. A technical study of Potthast?s paintings provides an invaluable resource for museums, collectors, and dealers, and a detailed illustrated...
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Overview


Offering fresh insight into the art of Edward Henry Potthast (1857–1927), Eternal Summer features over one hundred works, covering the full range of the artist’s oeuvre. Potthast’s famous beach scenes are considered within the wider scope of his art, from his early portrayals of European agricultural laborers to his stunning landscapes and less well-known portraits and nudes. A technical study of Potthast’s paintings provides an invaluable resource for museums, collectors, and dealers, and a detailed illustrated chronology traces his full career. This lavishly illustrated volume offers a unique opportunity to consider Potthast—Cincinnati native and American Impressionist.
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Editorial Reviews

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“The 240-page catalog contains perceptive, informative essays” Stephen May, Antiques and the Arts Weekly

"a necessary and more searching look at the artist" Jane Durrell, Aeqai

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781907804069
  • Publisher: D Giles Limited
  • Publication date: 5/28/2013
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 720,360
  • Product dimensions: 9.40 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author


Julie Aronson is curator of American Painting, Sculpture and Drawings at Cincinnati Art Museum, and author of Bessie Potter Vonnoh: Sculptor of Women (2008), and Perfect Likeness: European and American Portrait Miniatures from the Cincinnati Art Museum (2006).

Per Knutås, formerly of the Cincinnati Art Museum, is chief conservator at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Carol Troyen is the Kristin and Roger Servison Curator Emerita of American Painting at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and author of Edward Hopper (2007) and Sargent’s Murals in the Museum of Fine Arts (1999).

Cynthia Amnéus is curator of Fashion Arts and Textiles at the Cincinnati Art Museum and author of A Separate Sphere: Dressmakers in Cincinnati’s Golden Age, 1877–1922 (2003).

Anne Buening is Curatorial Assistant at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

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