Edward Henry Potthast (1857-1927)

Little Sea Bather

Edward Henry Potthast (1857-1927)
Little Sea Bather
signed 'E Potthast' (lower left)
oil on board
12¼ x 16 in. (31.1 x 40.6 cm.)
The artist.
Estate of the above.
E.H. Potthast II, nephew of the artist.
Louise Potthast Schumacher, grandniece of the artist.
The Merrill J. Gross Collection, Cincinnati, Ohio, acquired from the above.
Grand Central Art Galleries, New York.
Sotheby's, New York, 29 May 1986, lot 207.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Edward Henry Potthast, N.A., 1857-1927, exhibition catalogue, Washington, D.C., 1973, n.p., no. 3.
Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Art Museum, 1965, no. 3 (as Timidity).
Youngstown, Ohio, Butler Institute of American Art, 1965, no. 3.
Cincinnati, Ohio, Taft Museum, 1968, no. 9.
Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Merrill J. Gross Collection: Edward H. Potthast, N.A., 1857-1927, March 16-April 22, 1973, no. 3.
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The present work retains a complete sketch on the reverse.

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