Charles Willson Peale (Attributed)
Pencil on paper; H. 3 3/4 in., W. 6 in.
American Philosophical Society (Philadelphia, Pa.)
The young American artist, Charles Willson Peale, called on Franklin at Craven Street on his arrival in London. According to Peale's later reminiscence, he sketched Franklin with a young lady on his lap through an open door as he waited for an audience.