LOT 187

John (Jack) Frost


Down the Ridge

MEDIUM: Oil on board

DIMENSIONS: 17 x 12 inches

Signed lower right


SOLD FOR: $35,100.00

Including Buyers Premium

Additional Information

La Mesa Patron

Son of Arthur Burdett Frost, John (Jack) Frost was one of the great California Impressionists of the 1920s and 1930s. He was born in Philadelphia but studied all over Europe, including at Paris’ Académie Julian as he traveled with his famous illustrator father. A terrible case of tuberculosis halted great portions of his early life, but it did lead him to drier climates in California, where he would paint the Sierra Nevadas, the beaches of Southern California and pastoral meadow scenes in idyllic foothills near his home in Pasadena. Tuberculosis would ultimately kill him at the young age of 47. Due to his marvelous rise and abbreviated career, Frost’s works are rare to the market.


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