Four sketchbooks including two, 1877 and circa 1885, by Arthur Burdett Frost and two, 1902-1905, by his son Arthur Burdett Frost, Jr.
Biographical / Historical:
Arthur Burdett (A.B.) Frost (1851-1928), was an American illustrator, graphic artist and comics writer. He was also well known as a painter. Frost's son, Arthur Burdett Frost, Jr. (1887-1917), was not as well known, but was an early painter of color abstractions.
Donated 2017 by Mrs. Henry M. Reed, wife of art historian Henry M. Reed.
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