Skip to content

Search Collections

Portrait of Benjamin Franklin

1942.1607 (RS114998)

Description

Framed oval portrait of Benjamin Franklin in oil on canvas. Franklin is shown in half-length, three-quarter view with his chin resting on his right hand. Franklin wears wire-rimmed glasses, white stock and brown coat. Rectangular frame with oval mat.

Details

Maker
AFTER Martins, D. (Maker)
Date
1775-1824
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
Oil
oil paint (paint)
Painting
portraits
People and organizations
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Dimensions
32.25 x 27.5 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1607
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
58982

Comments