Portrait of Benjamin Franklin (Greuze - Private Collection), 1777
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Scanned from Sellers, Benjamin Franklin in Portraiture

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Jean Baptiste Greuze (Attributed)
Oil on canvas; H. 28 1/4 in. (71.8 cm), W. 22 3/4 in. (57.8 cm)
Formerly owned by Mrs. Arthur Lehman, Current owner unknown
Commissioned by Elie de Beaumont, this oil portrait was the occasion for which Greuze's pastel study of Franklin was made.
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