(1870 - 1938)
Yarnall (Yarnell) Abbott was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts. Yarnall Abbott is known for landscape, marine and genre painting, photography.
Biography Yarnall Abbott
Born and raised in Philadelphia, Yarnall Abbott was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He practiced law with his father before quitting to become a full-time artist.
He studied art in Paris and then returned to the United States where he continued instruction at the Pennsylvania Academy. He was a summer visitor to Rockport and painted many marine and landscape scenes there. He also used his legal skills to draft the constitution and by-laws of the Rockport Art Association.
He was a member of the Philadelphia Sketch Club, an exhibitor at the Society of Independent Artists, a writer who contributed to art magazines, and a lecturer on art appreciation.
Source: Miriam Lippincott (Editor) "Artists of t
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