Arthur Burdett Frost (1851-1928) Complete Set of Shooting Pictures, 1895
each inscribed "A.B. Frost" in plate
chromolithographs, 12 1/2 by 19 in.
published by Charles Scribner's Sons
The Old Print Shop, New York, NY label on back of each 117.1 Summer Woodcock
117.2 Prairie Chickens
117.3 English Snipe
117.4 Quail-A Covey Rise
117.5 Rail Shooting
117.6 Rabbit Shooting
117.7 Autumn Woodcock
117.8 Duck Shooting from a Battery
117.9 Duck Shooting from a Battery
117.10 Quail-A Dead Stand
117.11 Bay Snipe
117.2 Autumn Woodcock
Frost is well known for his numerous drawings that appeared in "Harper's Weekly" and for the accurate detail in his works. The use of the lighter, French style of chromolithography gives the prints the warmth and richness of the original watercolors.
Provenance: Private Collection, Illinois
Literature: A.B. Frost, "Shooting Pictures," New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1895.
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