George Albert Frost
(1843 - 1907)
George Albert Frost was active/lived in Massachusetts, California. George Frost is known for landscape, Arctic genre, survey artist.
Biography George Albert Frost
A painter and survey sketch artist, George Frost began drawing when he was serving in the Civil War. Up to that time, he had had little time to pursue his artistic talent. At age eleven he left school and went to work on a farm. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he enlisted and served for more than two years.
During these years he must have practiced his art for, by his mid-30s, he joined Colonel Pope's division of the Western Union surveying party to British Columbia for which he produced sketches. In 1866, he was assigned to Asia for the same purpose. He studied in Germany from 1874 to 1876, and then for the next ten years had a studio in North Cambridge, Massachusetts and, according to historian Edan
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