(1876 - 1964)
Edith R. Abbot was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut. Edith Abbot is known for teaching, landscape painting, writing.
Born in Hartford, CT and living most of her career in New York City, 1927-1959, Edith R. Abbot studied at the Norwich Art School
with Alice V.V. Brown, at the Art Students' League in New York and with
William Merritt Chase and Arthur Wesley Dow.
A member of the National
Association of Women Artists, American Association of Museums and the
Arts Students' League, she exhibited at the Society of Independent
Artists, National Association of Women Artists, Southern Vermont
Artists, Argent Gallery (solo) in New York, American Artists
Professional League and the National Association of Artists.
associate professor of Art at Wellesley College (1905-15) and senior
instructor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1915-41). She authored The Great Painters (1927).
Peter Hasting Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art