The Mad Potter
George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Roaring Brook Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $17.99|
| Book Description: |
When George Ohr's trove of pottery was discovered in 1967, years after his death, his true genius was discovered with it. The world could finally see how unique this artist really was!
Born in 1856 in Biloxi, Mississippi, George grew up to the sounds of the civil war and political unrest. When he was 22, his boyhood friend introduced him to the pottery wheel. The lost young man suddenly found his calling.
"When I found the potter's wheel I felt it all over like a duck...