French Sculpture Census

photo credit : www.metmuseum.org, 18 October 2011
artist © : public domain

CHARDIGNY, Pierre-Joseph Demongé
Aix-en-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône 1794 - Paris 1866

Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin

1851
waxed plaster

bust
H. 5
inscribed on front tranche: B. FRANKLIN
signed on back: CHARDIGNY / SC. 1851

Acc. No. : 83.2.192
Credit Line : Gift of William H. Huntington, 1883

New York, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

www.metmuseum.org

Provenance

  • 1883, Gift of William H. Huntington

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 18 October 2011