Plaster; Overall H. 30 in. (24 in. portrait on 6 in. socle), as recorded in Sellers. Hinton's catalogue notes dimens. as H. of bust itself 20 1/2 in, W. 19 in.
The Royal Society of Arts (London)
In this bust Caffiéri presents the image of Franklin as an icon. Caffiéri was the first French artist to ask Franklin for a sitting, in March 1777; this bust is apparently the earliest image of Franklin to be shown to the French public.