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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin
Artist
Louis Carrogis De Carmontelle, 1717 - 1806
Sitter
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790
Date
c. 1780-1781
Type
Drawing
Medium
Ink, crayon and watercolor on paper
Dimensions
Frame: 49.5 × 37.8 × 4.1cm (19 1/2 × 14 7/8 × 1 5/8")
Topic
Interior
Printed Material\Document
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Armchair
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Tricorne
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; bequest of Mrs. Herbert Clark Hoover
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.82.108
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery