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Robert Abbett

 (born 1926)
Robert Kennedy Abbett is active/lives in Connecticut, New York.  Robert Abbett is known for genre-huntsmen-dogs painting, illustration.

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Robert Abbett


Robert K. Abbett, noted as one of America's contemporary masters of sporting and wildlife art, was born in Hammond, Indiana in 1926 and is a graduate of Purdue University and the University of Missouri.

After attending night and weekend classes at both the Chicago Academy of Fine Art and the American Academy of Art, Abbett pursued a career in editorial and advertising art in Chicago, moving to Connecticut in 1953 to be closer to the editorial markets.  There he illustrated for The Woman's Home Companion, Argosy, Sports Afield, Reader's Digest and True magazines; worked with several of the west coast motion picture studios and did covers for all of the major paperback publishers.

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About  Robert Abbett

Born:  1926 - Hammond, Indiana
Known for:  genre-huntsmen-dogs painting, illustration