Frances Folsom Cleveland (1864-1947)
Charcoal, black and white chalk, and stumping on beige paper, laid on canvas
Overall: 16 1/8 x 13 1/4 in. ( 41 x 33.7 cm )
inscriptions: Bottom right: Mrs. Grover Cleveland
Inscribed at lower right in graphite: "Mrs. Grover Cleveland"
Portrait: Wife of (Stephen) Grover Cleveland, the 22nd and 24th President of the U.S., the only president to marry while in office.
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.
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman
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