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Benjamin Franklin

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Sitter: Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790

 

Artist: Joseph Siffred Duplessis, 22 Sep 1725 - 1 Apr 1802

 

Date of Work: c. 1785

Classification: Painting

Medium: Oil on canvas

Place of execution: Paris

Dimensions: Stretcher: 72.4 x 59.7 x 3.8cm (28 1/2 x 23 1/2 x 1 1/2")

Frame: 92.7 x 80 x 8.3cm (36 1/2 x 31 1/2 x 3 1/4")

Owner : National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Acquisition Date: 1987-05

Credit Line: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation

Exhibition: American Origins

On View: E140

Ref. NPG.87.43

  

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