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NINI, Giovanni Battista

Urbino, Italy 1717 - Chaumont-sur-Loire, Loir-et-Cher 1786

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

1777

terracotta

medallion

Dimensions (HxWxD): diam. 4 12 in.

Acc. No.: 1962.787

Credit Line: Gift of James W. Short

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Provenance

  • 1962, Gift of James W. Short

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (August 12, 2019)
  • 2015 Margolis
    Richard Margolis, Benjamin Franklin in Terra Cotta. Portrait Medallions by Jean-Baptiste Nini at the Chateau of Chaumont. Medallions of Franklin and of American Interest by Jean-Martin Renaud. Original Models for the Libertas Americana Medal in Terra Cotta by Clodion and in Plaster by Augustin Dupré, Gahanna, Kolbe & Fanning, 2015