Edwin Austin Abbey is one of the famous Painter, who was born on the memorable day of April 1 in the year 1852. Hailing from the vibrant city of Pennsylvania, Edwin Austin Abbey is a proud citizen of United States.
Painter and illustrator known for his Victorian and Shakespearean-themed artwork. He is most remembered for a piece entitled The Quest of the Holy Grail.Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Edwin Austin Abbey continues to be an inspiration for many.
|Popular As:||Edwin Austin Abbey|
|Death Day:||August 01|
|Place of Death:||London, United Kingdom|
After attending the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, he started publishing illustrations in such magazines as Harper’s Weekly and Scribner’s.
He illustrated an 1896 edition of the comic plays of William Shakespeare.
He grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He wed Gertrude Mead, a New York merchant’s daughter, in the late 1880s. He illustrated a collection of the verse of seventeenth-century poet Robert Herrick.