The Governess

Emily Mary Osborn, 1828–1925, British1860

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art
New Haven, CT, United States


  • Title: The Governess
  • Creator: Emily Mary Osborn, 1828–1925, British
  • Date Created: 1860
  • Physical Dimensions: 13 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches (34.9 x 29.2 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: Furnishings, hairpiece, toys, painting (visual work), paintings, fireplace, velvet, window, headpiece, ribbon, pointing, dolls, teaching, educated, educator, art, teacher, tutor, boys, girls, children, mother, gesture, contrast, satire, wealth, dog (animal), table
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund

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