Joseph Wright (Attributed)
Oil on canvas; Framed: H. 43 in., W. 36 1/4 in.; stretcher: H. 31 5/8 in. (80.5 cm), W. 25 1/8 in.(63.8 cm) (Dimensions from Christie's catalogue below)
National Heritage Museum (previously Museum of our National Heritage) (Lexington, Mass.), 92.025
The half-length portrait of Franklin shows him seated, facing toward the right of the canvas. His head is turned very slightly toward the viewer. He wears a white shirt and stock, and a brown waistcoat and coat. The background is undifferentiated brown.