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Frances S. Osgood (1811–1850)

Object Name: Portrait
Date: ca. 1835
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Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Overall: 30 1/4 × 24 3/4 in. (76.8 × 62.9 cm)
Credit Line: Bequest of Rufus W. Griswold
Object Number: 1857.9
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The Society received this portrait of Frances Osgood from the estate of Rufus W. Griswold, the critic and author, who was a member of the literary circle of New York to which Mrs. Osgood, a poet, belonged. The portrait was engraved by Robert Whitechurch for publication in C. D. Cleveland, "Compendium of American Literature" (1858, p. 600).