File:Benjamin Franklin by Jean-Baptiste Greuze.jpg

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Artist
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Portrait of Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Date circa 1777
date QS:P,+1777-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Medium oil on canvas
QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q4259259,P518,Q861259
American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia
Notes There are believed to be only two oil portraits painted by Greuze using the pastel study of Franklin that he drew in 1777: one in a rectangular format, and this oval one.
References benfranklin300.org
Source/Photographer The original uploader was Nonenmac at English Wikipedia.
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