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Arthur Burdett Frost

Frost, Arthur Burdett, 1851–1928, American illustrator and cartoonist, b. Philadelphia; pupil of Thomas Eakins at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He worked chiefly in New York City and became one of the most popular illustrators of his time. His most characteristic drawings portrayed various aspects of American rural life, but he is best known for his illustrations of Joel Chandler Harris's "Uncle Remus" stories.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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