George Albert Frost

1843 Born in Boston, Massachusetts

1861–63 Served two years in the Civil War

c. 1865 Joined the Western Union Telegraph Company survey of British Columbia

1866 Traveled in Siberia sketching for Col. Franklin L. Pope’s Western Union Telegraph Company survey expedition

1872–89 Maintained residence in San Francisco, California

1874 Exhibited at the San Francisco Art Association

1874–76 Studied at Belgian Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, with Nicolas de Keyser

1876–86 Maintained studio in North Cambridge, Massachusetts

1883 Produced earliest known White Mountain work

1885–86 Traveled in Siberia with George Kennan for another Western Union survey expedition and to help record life of Russian exiles in Siberian prisons

1896 First exhibited at the Boston Art Club

1902 Purchased property in Brownfield, Maine

1907 Died in Cambridge, Massachusetts






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