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HOUDON, Jean-Antoine

Versailles, Yvelines 1741 - Paris 1828

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

1778

plaster (tinted)

bust

Dimensions (HxWxD): 20 x 12 x 9 in.

signed: Houdon f. 1778

Acc. No.: SCU. 016

Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Verner Z. Reed

Photo credit: Redwood Library, Newport

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Provenance

  • 1986, August, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Verner Z. Reed

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, October 24, 201
    1911 Hart and Biddle
    Charles Henry Hart and Edward Biddle, Memoirs of the Life and Works of Jean Antoine Houdon, The Sculptor of Voltaire and of Washington, Philadelphia, 1911, p. 97-98