Offering fresh insight into the art of Edward Henry Potthast (1857–1927), Eternal Summer features over one hundred works, covering the full range of the artist’s oeuvre. Potthast’s famous beach scenes are considered within the wider scope of his art, from his early portrayals of European agricultural laborers to his stunning landscapes and less well-known portraits and nudes. A technical study of Potthast’s paintings provides an invaluable resource for museums, collectors, and dealers, and a detailed illustrated chronology traces his full career. This lavishly illustrated volume offers a unique opportunity to consider Potthast—Cincinnati native and American Impressionist.