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Edwin Austin Abbey  American  1852 -1911
Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States 
Studied: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 
Examples of Work: Boston Public Library 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Capetown Museum, South Africa 
Liverpool Museum, England 
Specialty: Illustrator
Style/School: Naturalism
Art Nouveau
Subjects Known For: English History
Memberships: National Academy of Design ANA 1901; NA 1902
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Edwin Abbey, born in 1852 in Philadelphia, was a self-taught illustrator and muralist. He gained hands-on experience by working at a wood engraver's shop, emerging as an artist during the "Golden Age if Illustration" in the last half of the nineteenth century. Abbey studied briefly at the Penns... (More)

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