Why paint small when you can paint huge. Pictures with so much going on you could hide behind someone and never get found by American artist Edwin Austin Abbey (1852-1911).

"King Lear, Act I, Scene I." 1897-1898.
“King Lear, Act I, Scene I.” 1897-1898. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Edwin_Austin_Abbey_King_Lear,_Act_I,_Scene_I_The_Metropolitan_Museum_of_Art.jpg
"Richard, Duke of Gloucester, and the Lady Anne." 1896.
“Richard, Duke of Gloucester, and the Lady Anne.” 1896. Collection of the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven. In the public domain due to age. via http://www.muddycolors.com/2013/03/artist-of-the-month-edwin-austin-abbey/
"Castle of Maidens." ca. 1890.
“Castle of Maidens.” ca. 1890. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Castle_of_maidens_austin.jpg
"The Golden Tree." One of a cycle of 15 murals.
“The Golden Tree.” One of a cycle of 15 murals. ca. 1893-1902. Collection of the Boston Public Library. Photo © Sheryl Lanzel. Fair use license. via https://www.digitalcommonwealth.org/search/commonwealth:sq87dv32j

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