DescriptionEDWIN AUSTIN ABBEY (American 1852 - 1911)
The Mad Maydes Songe, 1881
Gouache on board
16 x 10 in.
Signed lower left
This piece was used as an illustration for a Robert Herrick story in Harper's Monthly, June 1881, on page 24.
This wonderfully executed image is an early Abbey work. It's a very intimately executed piece that was published first as a magazine illustration and then as a book illustration.
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