Historic A.B. Frost Paintings on Offer in Copley’s Sporting Sale 2019

Fall Woodcock Shooting by Arthur Burdett Frost
Fall Woodcock Shooting by Arthur Burdett Frost

USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Four exceptional works by Arthur Burdett Frost (1851-1928) highlight Copley's Sporting Sale 2019. They come out of the collection of Henry M. Reed, who in 1967 first published The A. B. Frost Book, the definitive text on the artist.

Reed owned dozens of Frost’s works and purchased the gouache Fall Woodcock Shooting from the John T. Dorrance Jr. Collection in 1989 (Estimate: $70/90,000). It has descended in the family and will be on offer for the first time since the famed Dorrance sale.

Grouse Shooting, another major work, painted c. 1895, will also be available ($25/35,000), as well as two exquisite cameos of hunters: Sawney with his Long Rifle ($5/7,000) and Returning Home ($6/9,000).

Copley Sporting Sale 2019
Copley Sporting Sale 2019

For more information, call 617.536.0030 or email [email protected]


Copley Fine Arts

About Copley Fine Arts

Copley Fine Art Auctions is the world’s leading American sporting art auction company. Located in Boston, Copley specializes in antique decoys and 19th- and 20th-century American, sporting, and wildlife paintings. Copley’s bi-annual sales are the premier events for collectors of sporting art, decoys, fishing collectibles, and other related folk art. Quality objects start at $100 and range to over a million dollars. Visit: www.copleyart.com

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