Bust of Benjamin Franklin
Bronze bust mounted on white marble base
18 7/8 x 11 3/8 x 8 5/8 in. (47.9 x 28.9 x 21.9 cm)
Base: 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm) (show scale)
Edge of proper right shoulder: "houdonf 1778" (f partially visible)
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Gift of the executors of the Estate of Colonel Michael Friedsam
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Jean-Antoine Houdon (French, 1741-1828). Bust of Benjamin Franklin, ca. 1778. Bronze bust mounted on white marble base, 18 7/8 x 11 3/8 x 8 5/8 in. (47.9 x 28.9 x 21.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the executors of the Estate of Colonel Michael Friedsam, 32.690. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 32.690_front_view2_bw.jpg)
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