Portrait bust of Benjamin Franklin (Houdon - NYHS), after 1783 and before 1880
Collection of The New-York Historical Society (1937.315)
Painted plaster; H. 21 in. (53.3 cm), W. 13 in. (33.0 cm), D. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm)
The bust of Franklin believed to have been cast from the terra cotta original belonging to the Louvre Museum in Paris.