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William Edward Frost was an English mythological & allegorical painter.
Frost was born at Wandsworth in 1810. He entered the Royal Academy in 1829 & in 1839 he won the gold medal.
He was greatly influenced by the works of William Etty and, after working as a portrait painter for fourteen years, abandoned the genre to follow in Etty’s footsteps. He was awarded a prize of £100 at the Westminster Hall competition of 1843, for his ‘Nymph Surprised by Faun’s.
He was elected ARA in 1846 & RA in 1871 - his diploma picture being entitled 'A Nymph & Cherub'
He died in London in 1877. His work can be seen in the V&A in London.

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WILLIAM EDWARD FROST RA (1810-1877)
A Nymph
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Hurlingham Fine Arts
WILLIAM EDWARD FROST RA (1810-1877)
A Water Nymph
A Protégé of William Etty, then a student of the Royal Academy, exhibiting there from 1836 to 1878. Success led to portraiture for subjects of s...
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The Titian Gallery
WILLIAM EDWARD FROST RA (1810-1877)
Classical Greek discus thrower, ' The Discophoros'
The subject is taken from ' The Discophoros ' created by the classical Greek sculptor Polyclitus in 460 B.C. The original bronze statue is now lost...
£450
Hurlingham Fine Arts