Figure group of Benjamin Franklin and Louis XVI signing the Treaty of Alliance in 1778, 1780-1785
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"Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World," Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary exhibition, 2005-2008, and is otherwise on ongoing display at the Winterthur Museum.
Related Publications

Bulletin (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) EDIT

Nakano, Serene, "Pottery and Porcelain from the Museum's Collection: French Pottery and Porcelain" (unpublished Master's thesis from Princeton University) EDIT

Rollins, Alexandra, ed., Treasures of State: Fine and Decorative Arts in the Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the U.S. Department of State (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1991)

Schiff, Stacy, A Great Improvisation : Franklin, France, and the Birth of America, (New York : Henry Holt & Co., 2005) Interleaved between pp. 140 and 141 is an image of the version owned by the Winterthur Museum. The caption identifies Louis and Franklin, but does not cite the creator. The Museum is credited at the conclusion of the work, p. 487.

Sellers, Charles Coleman, Benjamin Franklin in Portraiture (New Haven: Yale University, 1962) Pp. 320-321, Pl. 29.

Gift of Mrs. James Manderson Castle II, 1978. Mrs. Castle, born Louisa Johnston Bache, was a descendant of Benjamin Franklin Bache. Terms of Use Credits