Portrait of Benjamin Franklin (Martin/Peale - APS), 1772
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Charles Willson Peale (Attributed)
Oil on canvas; H. 49 in. (124.5 cm), W. 38 1/2 in. (97.8 cm)
American Philosophical Society (Philadelphia, Pa.), 58.P.1
This portrait of Franklin by Peale is a copy of a 1766 portrait by London painter David Martin. It shows Franklin in his first international persona, that of a scholar.
Included in BF300 Exhibit.
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