Frances Folsom Cleveland (1864-1947)

Object Number: 
1927.140
Medium: 
Charcoal, black and white chalk, and stumping on beige paper, laid on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 1/8 x 13 1/4 in. ( 41 x 33.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Bottom right: Mrs. Grover Cleveland
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower right in graphite: "Mrs. Grover Cleveland"
Description: 
Portrait: Wife of (Stephen) Grover Cleveland, the 22nd and 24th President of the U.S., the only president to marry while in office.
Gallery Label: 
Frances C. Folsom was the daughter of Oscar Folsom, the law partner of Grover Cleveland, and Emma C. (Harmon) Folsom. Miss Folsom married President Grover Cleveland in the Blue Room of the White House on June 2, 1886.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group