Edward Henry Potthast, "Beach Scene", Oil on canvas, 30"x40"(279 views)
Description: This delightful beach scene by Edward Henry Potthast is punctuated with bright umbrellas, depicting children and families enjoying sun and sea during a leisurely holiday. Oil on canvas, 30x40, signed lower right, framed. An American Impressionist, Potthast is renown for his sun-drenched beach scenes and seascapes, replete with sparkling waters and brilliant details. Born in Cincinnati, OH, he studied McMicken School in Cincinnati, Royal Academy Munich and Academi Julian Paris before establishing his studio in New York City.
Condition Report: Excellent
Provenance: Private collection, purchased from Grand Central Gallery in the 1920s
Artist or Maker: Edward Henry Potthast
Medium: oil on canvas on board