Portrait bust of Benjamin Franklin (Flaxman, Sr.), 1802
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Courtesy of American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA

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John Flaxman (Attributed)
Plaster of Paris; H. 26 1/2 in.; W. 16.9 in.
American Philosophical Society (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Houdon's bust of Franklin appears to have been the model of choice for contemporaries wishing to obtain an image of Franklin.
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