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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), Statesman; signer of the Declaration of Independence.

The original version of this portrait was painted while Franklin was in Paris, obtaining the promise of military assistance from the French....

based on a work of 1778
Oil on canvas
711.0 x 572.0mm
NPG 327
Image and text © National Portrait Gallery, 2022

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National Portrait Gallery
Permanent collection