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Helen Adelia Rowe Metcalf

Frank Weston Benson, 1862 - 1951
Helen Adelia Rowe Metcalf, 1820 - 1895?
Oil on canvas
106.3cm x 81.2cm (41 7/8" x 31 15/16"), Accurate
Credit Line
Owner: Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art
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Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Object number
06.060 RISD
Data Source
Catalog of American Portraits