Abbey, Edwin Austin
American, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 1 April 1852, in Philadelphia; died 1911, in London.
Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman (including ink), pastellist, illustrator. Historical subjects, genre scenes, landscapes, figures.
Edwin Austin Abbey's apprenticeship consisted of making drawings for a wood engraver before studying at the Pennsylvania Academy in Philadelphia and starting work as an illustrator. The drawings he supplied for ...