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FROST, William Edward (1810 - 1877), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FROST, William Edward (1810 - 1877), Painter

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1810, in Wandsworth; died 4 June 1877, in London.

Painter. History painting, figures.

William Edward Frost worked at the Sass Academy and the Royal Academy. He enrolled at the latter institution in 1829 and was awarded a gold medal for his Prometheus Bound of 1829. He was greatly influenced by the works of William Etty and, after working as a portrait

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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