Portrait of Benjamin Franklin

Artist/maker unknown, American

Made in United States, North and Central America

c. 1800

Watercolor and gouache on ivory; gilded metal, fabric

Diameter: 2 1/2 inches (6.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

* Gallery 296, European Art 1500-1850, second floor

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Daniel J. McCarthy, 1955

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