Robert Henri was born in Cincinnati in 1865 and died in 1929. He led the Ashcan School movement in art, and attracted a large, intensely personal group of followers. His paintings are shown at major museums across the United States.
"I would give anything to have come by this book years ago. It is
in my opinion comparable only to the notes of Leonardo and Sir
Joshua...One of the finest voices which express the philosophy of
modern men in painting."