Archives of American Art

[Cavalier] [graphic] / Edwin Austin Abbey

Collection ID:
Abbey, Edwin Austin, 1852-1911
Physical Description:
1 Drawing
pencil, pen and ink on paper
19 x 11.5 cm., on sheet 28 x 20.1 cm.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Pen and ink over preliminary drawing in pencil of a cavalier, signed and dated lower right: E.A. Abbey, 1890.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, illustrator, muralist. Studied at PAFA. Well known for his illustrations for Shakespeare's works and Herrick's poems. Executed murals at the Boston Public Library and the State Capitol Building at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2786, frame 26 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1963-1964 by Julius H. Weitzer, who received it with other papers of August De Forest, a collection of art reference materials accumulated by De Forest from Charles Henry Hart and other sources.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

More Information
Other Title
Other Title
Edwin Austin Abbey papers (microfilm title)

Keywords table of terms and types.
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