Edvard Hooton’s paintings were considered “the ultimate work of art” in the early 1900s.
He was a master at combining color, texture, and expression.
Now in its third generation, the paintings of Hootons work have become a fixture of art education in the United States and around the world.
Learn more about Hoot’s legacy here.
What are some of the best books about Hoots paintings?
This year, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite books about his work.
Books: Edvard’s Paintings by Charles R. S. Hootenheimer (Doubleday, 2005) Hoots Painting: A Portrait of an Artist by William E. Wilson (Random House, 2008) Hoots Painting: The Life of Edvard by Peter G. Wessels (Knopf, 2011) Edvard, Edvard: The Complete Painting by Richard Wessel (Random Press, 2009) Edward Hopper’s Painting of an Edvard Horse: A Biography by Thomas E. Nesbit (Random Book Group, 2010) The History of Painting: Edgard Hootes Life by William C. Stoner (Princeton University Press, 2001) The Art Of Painting: An Illustrated Biography of Edoardo Hootos Paintings by Paul C. O’Donnell (Duke University Press/Harvard University Press)