Portrait bust of Benjamin Franklin (PAFA - Iardella after Caffiéri), 1790-1800
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Sellers, Charles Coleman, Benjamin Franklin in Portraiture (New Haven: Yale University, 1962)

Owned by Simon Chaudron in 1810; purchased from him for the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1811.

The committee appointed to purchase the bust for the Academy (which was then a young group of artists, the first such in the new nation) was composed of the painter Charles Willson Peale and the sculptor William Rush.

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