Portrait of Benjamin Franklin (Duplessis - NPG), ca. 1785
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Photo courtesy of National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

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The portrait is waist-length. Franklin sits, facing the right edge of the canvas, his head turned over his right shoulder toward the viewer. His expression is set in a slight smile. His gray-brown hair falls down his back. He wears a pale blue-gray suit with cloth-covered buttons, and a white linen shirt with ruffled jabot.

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