Edwin Austin Abbey

1852-1911-America

 

Brief Biography-Edwin Austin Abbey was from Philadelphia where he started work as an illustrator for magazines. In 1871, he moved to New York where he did illustrations for several best-seller books. In 1783, he settled permanently in England and became a member of the Royal Academy receiving a commission to paint the King Edward Coronation. One of his associates was John Singer Sargent. Some of his later works included murals for the Pennsylvania State Capitol. It was during his work on these murals that he died in 1911. One of the murals was completed by John Singer Sargent.

 

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Castle
of Maidens

Castle of Maidens

The Apotheosis
of Pennsylvania

The Apotheosis of Pennsylvania

Cordelia's
Farewell

Cordelia's Farewell

The Quest and
Achievement-

The Quest and Achievement of the Holy Grail

On a Park
Bench

Woman on a Park Bench


Desdemona

Desdemona

The
Bridge

The Bridge

May Day
Morning

May Day Morning

In The
Woods

Young Woman In The Woods

Galahad
Receiving

Galahad Receiving The Visit of An Angel


Potpourri

Potpourri

Queen
in Hamlet

Queen in Hamlet

The Penance
of Eleanor-

The Penance of Eleanor-Duchess of Glouster

Richard Duke
of Gloucester-

Richard Duke of Gloucester and the Lady Anne

The Play Scene
in Hamlet

The Play Scene in Hamlet

Sir Galahad
Discovering-

Sir Galahad Discovering the Fabled Holy Grail