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The Quest of The Holy Grail

Artist:
Edwin Austin Abbey (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1852–1911 London)
Publisher:
R. H. Russell (American, New York)
Date:
1895
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 13/16 × 16 3/8 in. (57.9 × 41.6 cm) Image: 21 × 16 in. (53.3 × 40.6 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Posters
Credit Line:
Gift of Bessie Potter Vonnoh, 1941
Accession Number:
41.12.221
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered at left: 'THE/ QUEST/ OF THE/ HOLY/ GRAIL/ EDWIN/ A. / ABBEY/ PUBLISHED/ BY/ R.H. RUSSELL/ & SON/ NEW YORK', lower center: 'Copyright 1895 by Edwin A. Abbey '
Signed and dated in lower right corner: 'E.A. Abbey/ 1895'
Bessie Potter Vonnoh (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1872–1955 New York); Donor: Bessie Potter Vonnoh (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1872–1955 New York)
Kiehl 101.1
David W. Kiehl, Phillip Dennis Cate, Nancy Finlay American Art Posters of the 1890s in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, including the Leonard A. Lauder Collection. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1987, cat. no. 1, p. 101, ill.



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