The Caltech Archives
Welcome imageimageimage
Archives Catalog Entry

Fine Art
Duplessis-Valade/Portrait of Benjamin Franklin

Portrait of Franklin, in three-quarter right profile, dressed in a coat with fur collar.

Engraving most likely after a ca. 1785 oil painting, probably by French portrait painter Jean Valade (1709-1787), which is after a 1778 painting by Joseph Siffred Duplessis (1751-1831).

SchubertInth. Lith. de Loux. Publie par H. Ode.

ID: 2003-00147
Franklin, Benjamin

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print; LENGTH: 7.5 x 11.25 in. ; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: History of Science

For information on using Archives materials for commercial or educational purposes (including reproducing PhotoNet images) please see Access and Use.

Return to Search the Archives

Search Help