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Eternal SummerThe Art of Edward Henry Potthast

Published by GILES in association with the Cincinnati Art Museum

Add to Cart US$54.95

Published — (UK and USA)

Dimensions — 240 pages, 279 x 229 mm, (9 x 11 in)

Illustrations — 178 colour and 30 b & w

Format — Hardback

Price — UK£40.00/US$65.00

ISBN — 978-1-907804-06-9

Press Release — Foremost American Impressionist to be featured in...

News  —  Last chance to catch Eternal Summer

            —  Eternal Summer opens June 8

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

The first volume to explore the full range of Potthast's art, including his work in Europe Includes many of the appealing sun-drenched beach scenes for which he is most famous.

An invaluable resource for museums, collectors and dealers. 

About the Book

This beautifully illustrated new volume highlights over 80 works by Cincinnati-born, American Impressionist Edward Henry Potthast (1857-1927) , celebrated for his sun-filled paintings of Americans at leisure. It covers the complete range of his art across different themes and media, from studies to finished works of art, watercolours, pastels, prints, and oil paintings. Together with his famous beach scenes are portrayals of European peasants and agricultural labourers, harbour views, landscapes and portraits, drawn from the Cincinnati Art Museum and other private and public collections.

About the Author(s)

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.