Figure Study for The Spirit of Light Rotunda by Edwin Austin Abbey was created ca. 1902 – 1908. The painting is in Yale University Art Gallery New Haven. The size of the work is 226,7 x 64,5 cm and is made as an oil on canvas.
The Artist: American painter and illustrator Edwin Austin Abbey (1852 – 1911) studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts under Christian Schuessele. Abbey began as an illustrator, producing numerous illustrations and sketches for such magazines as Harper’s Weekly (1871–1874) and Scribner’s Magazine.