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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin
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Artist
Unidentified Artist
Copy after
Jean Jacques Caffieri, 25 Apr 1725 - 21 Jun 1792
Sitter
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790
Date
after 1777
Type
Sculpture
Medium
White marble
Dimensions
56.8cm (22 3/8"), Accurate
Topic
Benjamin Franklin: Male
Benjamin Franklin: Literature\Writer
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration
Benjamin Franklin: Science and Technology\Scientist
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Diplomat
Benjamin Franklin: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist
Benjamin Franklin: Science and Technology\Inventor
Benjamin Franklin: Crafts and Trades\Printer
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Government official\Postmaster
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.69.61
Provenance
(M. Knoedler & Co., Inc.), New York; purchased NPG 1969
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery