Edwin Austin Abbey definition

 (1852 - 1911) Abbey was a successful American book illustrator, etcher, and painter.  He is known for his historical scenes and murals such as his commission piece, "The Quest of the Holy Grail" and another of his commission pieces made in honor of Edward VII's coronation in 1902.  He also worked for Harper's Weekly from 1870 until he died.  His book illustrations were especially well-liked.