Edward Henry PotthastAmerican, 1857-1927
Potthast was born June 10, 1857 in
He studied at the McMicken School with Thomas Noble (1870-1881); in Antwerp with Polydore Beaufaux and Charles Verlat (1881-1882); in Munich with Nikolaus Gysis (1882-1883), Ludwig vonLoefftz, Carl vonMarr and Alexander vonWagner (1883-1884); in Paris at the Academie Julian with Lefebvre and Boulanger (1885-1888), Cormon (1887) and possibly with Paul Laurens (1888); art lessons at the Cincinnati Art Academy (1887).
Potthast's brother named his son Edward Henry Potthast (1880-1941) and Potthast's namesake became his student. Uncle and son painted together in Potthast's