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  • Edwin Austin Abbey - Bob Acres and His Servant
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - Sir Galahad is now King of Sarras, and upon a hill he makes a Sacred Place and builds a Golden Tree
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - Panel XV The Golden Tree and the Achievement of the Grail
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - Hamlet Play Scene
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - Potpourri
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - The Apotheosis of Pennsylvania
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - Illustration to `Judith Shakespeare'
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - A Pavane
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - Ichabod Crane
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - The Widower
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - A Celtic Queen
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - Mojos Indians at Trinidad celebrating mass
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - The ruined keep, Cardiff Castle
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - Piute squaw and papoose
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - Son rise in the tropics
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - Like my Lord Pately
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - Fiammetta's Song
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - Organist at the Gloucester Cathedral
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - And General Muster-Day
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - Expulsion of Oldham
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - Trial of Mrs. Hutchinson
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - In the Library
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - The Letter
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - Around the council fire -- the young brave's speech
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - Going to market. a scene near Savannah, Georgia
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - A game of dominoes, Bellevue Hospital
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - Near Easthampson
  • Edwin Austin Abbey - In a Tavern, Illustration for Phillada Flouts Me
 
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Edwin Austin Abbey (April 1, 1852 – August 1, 1911) was an American artist, illustrator, and painter. He flourished at the beginning of what is now referred to as the "golden age" of illustration, and is best known for his drawings and paintings of Shakespearean and Victorian subjects, as well as for his painting of Edward VII's coronation.". His most famous work, The Quest of the Holy Grail, resides in the Boston Public Library.

Abbey was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1852. He studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts under Christian Schuessele. Abbey began as an illustrator, producing numerous illustrations and sketches for such magazines as Harper's Weekly and Scribner's Magazine. His illustrations began appearing in Harper's Weekly at an early age: before Abbey was twenty years old. Abbey was an illustrator with Harper's Weekly from 1871-1874. He moved to England in 1878 where he was made a full member of the Royal Academy in 1898. In 1902 he was chosen to paint the coronation of King Edward VII. It was the official painting of the occasion and, hence, resides at Buckingham Palace. In 1907 he declined an offer of knighthood in order to retain his U.S. citizenship. Friendly with other expatriate American artists, he summered at Broadway, Worcestershire, England, where he painted and vacationed alongside John Singer Sargent at the home of Francis Davis Millet.

He completed murals for the Boston Public Library in the 1890s. The frieze for the Library was titled "The Quest for the Holy Grail." It took Abbey eleven years to complete this series of murals in his England studio. In 1908-1909, Abbey painted a number of murals and other artworks for the rotunda of the new Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. His works in that building include allegorical medallions representing Science, Art, Justice, and Religion in the Capitol Rotunda, large lunette murals underneath the Capitol dome, and a number of works in the House Chamber. Unfortunately, Abbey became ill with cancer in 1911 slowing his work. At the time, he was working on the "Reading of the Declaration of Independence Mural" which was later installed in the House Chamber. Abbey was so ill, that his studio assistant, Ernest Board completed the work with little supervision from Abbey. Later in 1911, Abbey died, leaving his commission for the State Capitol of Pennsylvania unfinished. John Singer Sargent, a friend and neighbor of Abbey, and studio assistant Board completed the "Reading of the Declaration of Independence Mural." Abbey's works were installed in the Rotunda and House Chamber. Two rooms from Abbey's commission were left undone, and the remainder of the commission was given to Violet Oakley. Oakley completed the works from start to finish using her own designs.

Abbey was elected to the National Academy of Design and The American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 1937 Yale University became the home for a sizable collection of Abbey's works, the result of a bequest from Abbey's widow.
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Edwin Austin Abbey (1 avril 1852 - 1 août 1911) était un artiste américain, dessinateur et peintre. Il fleurit au début de ce qui est maintenant dénommé "l'âge d'or" de l'illustration, et est surtout connu pour ses dessins et peintures de sujets de Shakespeare et de Victoria, ainsi que pour sa peinture du couronnement d'Édouard VII.. Son plus célèb...
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Edwin Austin Abbey (1. April 1852 - 1. August 1911) war ein amerikanischer Künstler, Illustrator und Maler. Er zu Beginn von dem, was jetzt als das "goldene Zeitalter" der Darstellung gemäß blühte, und ist bekannt für seine Zeichnungen und Gemälde von Shakespeare und viktorianischen Untertanen bekannt sowie für seine Gemälde von Edward VII Krönung....
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Edwin Austin Abbey (1 ° aprile 1852 - 1 agosto 1911) è stato un artista americano, illustratore e pittore. Egli fiorì all'inizio di quello che oggi è denominata "età dell'oro" di illustrazione, ed è meglio conosciuto per i suoi disegni e dipinti di soggetto shakespeariano e vittoriano, così come per la sua pittura di incoronazione di Edoardo VI...
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Edwin Austin Abbey (01 abril de 1852 - 1 de agosto de 1911) foi um artista americano, ilustrador e pintor. Ele floresceu no início do que agora é referida como a "idade de ouro" de ilustração, e é mais conhecido por seus desenhos e pinturas de temas de Shakespeare e vitoriano, bem como para sua pintura da coroação de Eduardo VII ".. A maioria dos s...
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Edwin Austin Abbey (abril 1ro, 1852-8 1, 1911) fue un artista, ilustrador y pintor. Que floreció en el comienzo de lo que ahora se conoce como la "edad de oro" de la ilustración, y es mejor conocido por sus dibujos y pinturas de temas de Shakespeare y Victoria, así como por su pintura de la coronación de Eduardo VII ".. Su más famosa obra, La búsqu...
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Эдвин Остин аббатство (1 апреля 1852 - 1 августа 1911) американский художник, иллюстратор и художник. Он процветал в начале того, что сейчас называют "золотым веком" иллюстрация, и является самым известным за его рисунки и картины из шекспировских и викторианской субъектов, а также за картину коронации Эдуарда VII ".. Его наиболее известные работы,...
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埃德温奥斯汀修道院(1852年4月1日 - 1911年8月1日)是美国艺术家,插画家,和画家。他什么是现在所指的“黄金年龄”的说明开始蓬勃发展,是最好的莎士比亚和维多利亚时代的科目,他的素描和绘画,以及他的爱德华七世的加冕绘画称为“。他最最著名的工作,任务的圣杯,居住在波士顿公共图书馆。 出生于1852年在宾夕法尼亚州的费城,修道院。他曾就读于宾夕法尼亚州的“基督教Schuessele美术学院的艺术。修道院开始作为一个插画家,生产了大量的插图和草图哈珀周刊Scribner的杂志等杂志。 ,他的作品开始出现在哈珀周刊“在幼年时期:前修道院是20岁。修道院与哈珀周刊从1871年至1874年的插画。他在1878年移居到英国,他是在1898年的皇家艺术学院的正式成员。 1902年,他被选为油漆国王爱...
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エドウィンオースティンアビー(1852年4月1日 - 1911年8月1日)はアメリカ人アーティスト、イラストレーター、そして画家。彼は現在、図の"黄金時代"と呼ばれるものの初めに繁栄し、最高の彼のデッサンや絵画シェイクスピアとビクトリア朝の科目のほか、エドワードVIIの戴冠式の彼の絵画のためののために知られています。"。彼の最も有名な作品、聖杯のクエストは、ボストン公共図書館に常駐しています。 修道院は1852年にフィラデルフィア、ペンシルベニア州で生まれた。彼はクリスチャンSchuessele下のペンシルヴェニア美術アカデミーで美術を学んだ。修道院は、ハーパーズウィークリーとスクリブナーのマガジンなどの雑誌のための多数のイラストやスケッチを制作、イラストレーターとして始まった。アビーは20...
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