Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

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Title:
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Date: 
1777
Medium: 
Painted plaster
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 x 19 1/4 x 12 in. ( 71.1 x 48.9 x 30.5 cm )
Date End: 
1 777
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.
Date Begin: 
1777
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group