Portrait of Benjamin Franklin

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1775-1824

GUSN

GUSN-58982

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

Descriptive Terms

portraits
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Oil
Coated Canvas
Painting

Associated Person

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

AFTER Martins, D. (Maker)

Dimensions

32.25 x 27.5 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.1607

Places

Probably