Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Title
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Date 
1777
Medium 
Painted plaster
Dimensions 
Overall: 28 x 19 1/4 x 12 in. ( 71.1 x 48.9 x 30.5 cm )
Description 
Portrait bust.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. David Hosack
Object Number 
1832.3
Gallery Label 
Benjamin Franklin brought back from France seven replicas of this bust to present as gifts to friends. The original bust, signed and dated 1777, is in the Bibliotheque Mazarine in Paris.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group