Portrait bust of Benjamin Franklin (Houdon - Fabre), 1778
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Jean-Antoine Houdon
Bronze-colored plaster; H. 24 1/8 in. (61.3 cm), W. 9 7/8 in. (25.0 cm), D. 9 7/8 in. (25.0 cm)
Musée Fabre (Montpellier, France, D.45.2.1
The busts of Franklin that issued from Houdon's studio exhibit a great range not only of size and material, but of details of appearance.
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