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Creator:
Print made by Henri Emile Lefort, 1852–1916, French
after Joseph Siffred Duplessis, 1725–1802, French
Title:

Benjamin Franklin

Date:
1896
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 28 × 22 inches (71.1 × 55.9 cm), Plate: 20 × 15 inches (50.8 × 38.1 cm), and Image: 16 1/4 × 12 1/4 inches (41.3 × 31.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Grolier Club | Nov. 1898 &cx. | Paid Mr. Bush"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "644L"

Lettered below image: "Etched by Henri Lefort from an original | painting by Duplessis presented by Geo. A. Lucas | to the W.H.Huntington collection of Americana | Metropolitan Museum of Art - N-Y."; lower left: "The Grolier Club | Founded New York 1884 | 1898"; lower right: "B. Franklin | Americain | 1777"

Signed in plate, lower right: "Henri Lefort"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1970.3.712
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22409
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