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Edwin Austin Abbey

Edwin Austin Abbey

Full Name Edwin Austin Abbey
Date of Birth April 1, 1852
Date of Death August 1, 1911, London, United Kingdom
Birthplace Pennsylvania
Birth City Pennsylvania
Country United States
Horoscope Aries

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Edwin Austin Abbey Biography

Edwin Austin Abbey is one of the most popular and richest Painter who was born on April 1, 1852 in Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, 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.

He illustrated a collection of the verse of seventeenth-century poet Robert Herrick.

He grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He wed Gertrude Mead, a New York merchant’s daughter, in the late 1880s.

NameEdwin Austin Abbey
First NameEdwin
Last NameAbbey
BirthdayApril 1
Birth Year1852
Place of BirthPennsylvania
Home TownPennsylvania
Birth CountryUnited States
Birth SignAries
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Edwin Austin Abbey Net Worth

Edwin Austin Abbey is one of the richest Painter from United States. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Edwin Austin Abbey's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

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.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomePainter
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HouseLiving in own house.
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Who is Edwin Austin Abbey Dating?

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Interesting Facts about Edwin Austin Abbey

  1. Edwin Austin Abbey was an American painter and illustrator.
  2. He was born in Philadelphia in 1852.
  3. Abbey studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
  4. He became famous for his illustrations of Shakespeare’s plays.
  5. Abbey moved to London in 1878 and worked there for many years.
  6. He painted murals for the Boston Public Library and the Pennsylvania State Capitol.
  7. Abbey was a member of the Royal Academy of Arts in London.
  8. His painting “The Quest of the Holy Grail” is considered his masterpiece.
  9. Abbey died in London in 1911 at the age of 59.
  10. His work can be found in museums around the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Tate Britain.

Facts & Trivia

Edwin Ranked on the list of most popular Painter. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United States. Edwin Austin Abbey celebrates birthday on April 1 of every year.

Key Events

  1. He received a gold medal at the Pan-American Exposition and was commissioned to paint the coronation of King Edward VII. in 1901; in the next year, he was chosen to paint the coronation..

  2. Abbey was elected to the National Academy of Design, in 1902, and The American Academy of Arts and Letters..

  3. In 1904 he painted a mural for the Royal Exchange, London Reconciliation of the Skinners & Merchant Taylors' Companies by Lord Mayor Billesden, 1484. .

  4. He did receive a knighthood, although some say he refused it in 1907..

  5. In 1908–09, Abbey began an ambitious program of murals and other artworks for the newly completed Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania..

  6. Edwin Austin Abbey (April 1, 1852 – August 1, 1911) was an American muralist, illustrator, and painter..

  7. For the Senate chamber he finished only one painting, Von Steuben Training the American Soldiers at Valley Forge, and he was working on the Reading of the Declaration of Independence mural in early 1911, when his health began to fail..

  8. Abbey died in August 1911..

  9. Edwin had been a keen supporter of the newly founded British School at Rome (BSR), so, in his memory, she donated £6000 to assist in building the artists' studio block and, in 1926, founded the Incorporated Edwin Austin Abbey Memorial Scholarships..

  10. The Abbey Fellowships (formerly 'Awards') were established in their present form in 1990, and the Abbey studios also host the BSR's other Fine Art residencies, such as the Derek Hill Foundation Scholarship and the Sainsbury Scholarship in Painting and Drawing..