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ID: 500003202
 
Record Type: Person
Frost, Arthur Burdett, I (American illustrator and author, 1851-1928)

Note: 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.

Names:
Frost, Arthur Burdett, I (preferred,V,index)
Arthur Burdett Frost I (V,display)
Frost, Arthur Burdett (V)
Frost, Arthur Burdett I (V)
Arthur Burdett I Frost (V)
Frost, A. B. (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
author
illustrator
painter

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Pasadena (Los Angeles county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
member of ....  Frost family  
................  (American artists, active 19th-20th centuries) [500102894]
parent of ....  Frost, Arthur Burdett, II  
................  (American painter, 1887-1917) [500014802]
student of ....  Chase, William Merritt  
..................  (American painter and printmaker, 1849-1916) [500115356]
teacher of ....  Fischer, Anton Otto  
..................  (German painter, 1882-1962, active in the United States) [500016647]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Frost, Arthur Burdett, I (I)

Biographies:
(American illustrator and author, 1851-1928) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American illustrator, 1851-1928) ..... [Grove Art]
(American artist, 1851-1928) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American illustrator, author, 1851-1928) ..... [BHA]
(American artist, 1851-1928) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, 1851-1928) ..... [WCP]
(American, 1851-1921) ..... [GRLPSC]

Sources and Contributors:
Arthur Burdett Frost I ........ [VP]
............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Arthur Burdett I Frost ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Frost, A. B. ........ [Grove Art Preferred]
.........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Frost, Arthur Burdett ........ [GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred]
...........................................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
...........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Frost, Arthur Burdett, I ........ [VP Preferred]
................................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Frost, Arthur Burdett I ........ [WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..............................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRLPSC, Grove Art, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Earle, Two Centuries of Costume in America (1910)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Fielding, Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors, Engravers (1987)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Smith, Index of American Artists (1967)
....................  Who Was Who in America (1943-)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [WL-Courtauld]
.......... Fielding, Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors, Engravers (1987) 304
.......... Who Was Who in America (1999) vol. I, p. 1205
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