Henry Koehler

Henry W. Koehler (American, 1927–2018) was an acclaimed sporting artist, best known for his paintings of equestrian and sailing scenes.
His subjects ranged from jockeys and racing to polo, fox hunting and fishing, and also included dogs and other animals, garden scenes and still life. Mr. Koehler’s first exhibition was in 1961 and he had more than 70 one-man shows in places like London, Paris, Dublin, Johannesburg and throughout the United States. In addition to the Kennedys, Mr. Koehler’s collectors included Ralph Lauren, Paul Mellon, John Hay Whitney, the Duke of Beaufort, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild, the Duchess of Cornwall, Senator Edward Kennedy, Mrs. George Baker, the Duchess of Windsor, the Bancroft Family, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles.