Miniature portrait of Benjamin Franklin (unknown artist)
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Oil on glass, ebonized wood, and brass; H. 2.04 in. (5.2 cm), W. 2.01 in. (5.1 cm), D. 0.09 in. (0.3 cm)
Frankliniana Collection, The Franklin Institute, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.), 3050
Like many portraits of Franklin, this is taken from the so-called "fur coat" image by French painter Joseph Siffred Duplessis. Terms of Use Credits