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Edwin Austin Abbey (1852-1911) American Illustrator

Edwin Austin Abbey
Edwin Austin Abbey

Edwin Austin Abbey RA (April 1, 1852 – August 1, 1911) was an American muralist, 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 set of murals, The Quest and Achievement of the Holy Grail, adorns the Boston Public Library.

Books illustrated by Edwin Austin Abbey

  • Dickens, C – Christmas Stories, Harper & Brothers, 1875
  • Longfellow, H. W. – The Poetical Works, Houghton, 1880-1883
  • Herrick, R. – Selections from the Poetry of Robert Herrick, Harper & Brothers, 1882
  • Black, W. – Judith Shakespeare, Harper & Brothers, 1884
  • Boughton, G. H. – Sketching Rambles in Holland, Mac­millan 1885
  • Sheridan, R. B. – Comedies, Chatto & Windus, London, 1885
  • Goldsmith, O. – She Stoops to Conquer, Harper & Brothers, 1887
  • Abbey, E. A. – Old Songs, Harper & Brothers, 1888
  • —– The Quiet Life, Harper & Brothers, 1890
  • Shakespeare, W. – The Comedies, Harper & Brothers, 1896
  • Goldsmith, O. – The Deserted Village, Harper & Brothers, 1902
  • Stevens, L. O. – King Arthur Stories, Houghton 1908

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