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Benjamin Franklin

Cast after
Jean-Antoine Houdon, 1741 - 1828
Sitter
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790
Date
after 1778
Type
Sculpture
Medium
Terra cotta
Dimensions
39cm (15 3/8"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number
NPG.76.40
Provenance
(Victor D. Spark) [1898-1991], New York; purchased NPG 1976
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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