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 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. This lovely oil on canvas is of St. Mark's Church in Philadelphia.
H 50 in. x W 32 in. x D 1.5 in.