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HOUDON, Jean-Antoine

Versailles, Yvelines 1741 - Paris 1828

Maker:

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

1778, cast in 1911

bronze

bust

Dimensions (HxWxD): 20 x 13,5 x 10 in.

signed: Houdon / 17
foundry mark: Gorham Co. founders copyright 279

Acc. No.: 163-S

Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. David N. Marks

Photo credit: scan from 2004 Dearinger, p. 280

© Artist:


Provenance

  • 1964, Gift of Mrs. David N. Marks

Bibliography

  • 2004 Dearinger
    David Bernard Dearinger, Paintings and Sculptures in the collection of the National Academy of Design, Vol 1, 1826-1925, Hudson Hills Press, 2004, p. 280, ill.