Portrait of Benjamin Franklin (St. Aubin), 1777
Photo courtesy of the White House Historical Association (White House Collection)
Gabriel de Saint Aubin (St. Aubin)
Oil on panel; H. 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm), W. 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm)
The White House (Washington, D.C.)
Franklin is depicted standing before a folio-sized open book, and appears to be studying it.