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Edwin Austin Abbey

American painter and illustrator, active in England

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Abbey was one of the leading illustrators during the last quarter of the 19th century. He specialized in illustrating poems and historic novels, including the works of Shakespeare, Pope, and Goldsmith.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500010457.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Edwin Austin Abbey:

Edwin Austin Abbey The Faggot Carrier, early 20th century Gouache in black and brown
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