Portrait medallion of Benjamin Franklin (Dupré), 1784
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"In Pursuit of Genius : Jean-Antoine Houdon and the Sculpted Portraits of Benjamin Franklin," at the Philadelphia Museum of Art," 5/13/06 - 7/30/06, included a bronze medal from the collections of Yale University (cat. no.200l.87.3028). Jack Hinton, curator of the exhibition, assisted greatly in the creation of this entry.
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Sellers, Charles Coleman, Benjamin Franklin in Portraiture (New Haven: Yale University, 1962) Pp. 275-277, Pl. 20, describe the medallion and drawings owned by the Boston Public Library.

A copy of the medal hung at Monticello, according to the notation in the records from Monticello: "'Franklin, a medal of bronze by Dupre.' It was hung on the wall in the tea room."

The pictured medals in silver were sold at Stack's auction, John J.Ford, Jr. Collection, May 23, 2006, lot 345.

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