11/24/11

Edwin Austin Abbey, The Quest for the Holy Grail - Golden Tree and The Achievement of the Grail


Boston Public Library

Date: 1895-1901

Edwin Austin Abbey was commissioned to create a 15 panel mural for the Book Delivery Room at the new Boston Public Library. The subject he chose was The Quest for the Holy Grail.

2 comments:

  1. Wow - looks a bit like a russian holy icon.

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  2. that's such a lovely painting. I love the use of gold leaf in paintings.

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