Edward Henry Potthast Information and Inventory

Edward Henry Potthast

(1857 - 1927)

Potthast is best known for his impressionist beach scenes featuring women and children playing in the surf.  After studying in Paris, he settled in NYC and started as an illustrator for Harper's and Scribner's.  In the mid 1890's he turned to painting figures, landscapes and seascapes.

Edward Henry Potthast Gallery