Portrait of a Boy holding a bow and arrow

Attributed to William Edward Frost R.A.
(1810-1877) British
Title Portrait of a Boy holding a bow and arrow
Category Recently Sold
Medium & Size Oil on canvas: 30x25in. (Frame:38x43in.) Original period gilt frame .Circa 1840
Price Band £2,000 - £5,000
Location Hungerford
Biography

Painter of portraits, mythological scenes and historical subjects. He was an early protégé of Etty’s, and there is a reflection of Etty’s style in his work. Studied at the RA and exhibited there from 1836-1879. In 1847 his work ‘Una’ was bought by Queen Victoria.

He became an RA in 1870, his diploma work being a ‘Nymph and Cupid’.

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