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Arthur Burdett Frost, I

American illustrator and author

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Frost was one of the leading illustrators of the late 19th century, best known for his humorous drawings of farmers and animals. By 1876, he was on the "Harper's" staff illustrating such books as "Tom Sawyer" and "Uncle Remus." In 1891, he studied with William Merritt Chase and became a successful still life and landscape painter. The poet, Robert Frost, was a distant cousin.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500003202.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Arthur Burdett Frost, I:

Henry Wolf after Arthur Burdett Frost I Berry Pickers, 1888 Wood engraving on wove paper
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ULAN biographical content is displayed with permission of the Getty Research Institute. Some ULAN content in some DAC artist records has been lightly edited. Content from the Getty Research Institute is © 2017 The J. Paul Getty Trust. All rights reserved.

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