Featured 19th Century Painter: Arthur Burdett (A.B.) Frost (American 1851 – 1928)

  • April 19, 2021 08:56

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Arthur Burdett (A.B.) Frost (American 1851 – 1928) ( aka Arthur Burdett Frost, A. B. Frost ): Grouse Hunting - Pen and ink, 9.75 x 14.5 inches / Signed lower right

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Arthur Burdett Frost served as an apprentice to local engravers and lithographers as a youth. His formal training consisted of night classes at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts where he studied under Thomas Eakins. He traveled to the Rockport Art Colony, Cape Ann, Massachusetts, to study under marine painter Gilbert Tucker Margeson, and with William Merritt Chase, at Shinnecock Hills School of Art near Southampton, New York. Frost is considered by many to be the best illustrator of rural America, having illustrated many books of the period, in addition to being an illustrator for Harper’s Weekly, Scribner’s, and Life magazines. An avid sportsman, artist Arthur Burdett Frost is primarily known for his hunting, fishing and golfing depictions. He was a member of the Philadelphia Sketch Club, Society of Independent Artists, Society of Illustrators, and Tile Club (New York) where he also exhibited. 19th century artist Arthur Burdett Frost also exhibited at the Chicago World’s Fair, Columbian Exhibition (1892-93) and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

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