Benjamin Wilson (Attributed)
Oil on canvas; Unframed: H. 29 3/4 in. (75.6 cm), W. 24 7/8 in. (63.2 cm); frame: H. 42 in. (106.7 cm), W. 36 3/4 in. (93.3 cm)
American Philosophical Society (Philadelphia, Pa.), 58. P.44
This is the only portrait of Franklin's common-law wife Deborah Read (1705-1774) known to remain today. The portrait hung with one of her husband in the Franklin family home on Market Street, Philadelphia.