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EDMONDS, Francis W., artist, b. in Hudson, N. ¥., 22 Nov., 1806 ; d. at his country-seat, Bronxville, Westchester co., 7 Feb., 1863. He showed great love for art in his youth, but was a bank cashier in his native city and in New York city till 1855. During this time he studied at the National academy of design, and employed his leisure with his pencil. In 1835 he sent to the academy, under an assumed name, his first picture, " Sammy the Tailor." He was secretary from 1860 till 1863 of the American bank-note company, and his "Barn­Yard," "Sewing-Girl," "Grinding the Scythe," and "Mechanic" were engraved on notes printed by that establishment. He was elected an associate of the National academy in 1838, was afterward a trustee, and became an academician in 1840. After this he studied in Europe, and on his return aided in the establishment of the New York Gallery of fine arts. Among the better known of his pictures, besides those named above, are "Dominie Sampson " (1837); "The City and Country Beaux," "The Penny Paper" (1839) : "Sparkling " (1840) ; "Vesuvius and Florence" (1844) : "Commodore Trunion." "The Sleepy Student " (1846) ; " Trial of Patience" (1848); " The Speculator" (1852) ; "Taking the Census" (1854); "The Thirsty Drover" (1856) ; "Bargaining " (1858) ; and "The New Bonnet" (1859).

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