DAC Collection Artist Information
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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